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Hey guys, today I downloaded a linux j2re runtime from Sun's website, and then attempted to install it. It was an rpm.bin file, so per some posts I found on this site I did a chmod =+x to the file, and then executed it. However, all it really did was just leave me with a standard rpm file when it was done. I then installed the rpm using yum. (yum install j2re-1_4_2_09-linux-i586.rpm) This seemed to work in that yum didn't give any errors and said Complete! when it was finished.
So here's my question: Where the heck did it install it?? typing "java" at a command line brings back a "command not found" message. I'm assuming I have to setup some classpath stuff, but I don't think I can do that yet since I don't even know where to tell Linux the path of it is. I did a locate on java, j2re, etc, and all I found was a bunch of unrelated stuff. So I'm really scratching my head as to where it could have installed it.
I tried doing a rpm -qa | grep j2re, and it returned this: j2re-1.4.2_09-fcs. That appears to be the one I installed, so I guess that's good news...
Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!