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Old 01-19-2003, 06:21 PM   #1
gsikora
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j2re-1_4_1_01-linux-i586-rpm.bin


I want to install this Java Runtime Environment but I don't understand
the .bin

What do I do to install it. rpm -i ect. doesn't work.

Garion
 
Old 01-19-2003, 06:23 PM   #2
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You chmod it, then run it like this:
chmod a+x filename.bin

Then run it:
./j2re-1_4_1_01-linux-i586-rpm.bin

This should extract an rpm to install with:
rpm -ivh filename.rpm

Cool
 
Old 01-19-2003, 09:55 PM   #3
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You might prefer the jres and the jsdks available from blackdown.org, I've seen a lot better performance from those builds than the RPM ones. The binary add-on on the front is so that you can agree to the sun license agreement.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
  


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