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Old 12-19-2007, 02:27 PM   #1
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Exclamation bash command not found


i am trying to run a java program in red hat linux 9 terminal.

i got the following message. i tried to solve it.. but i dunno..
kindly help me...

[root@localhost bin]# ls
appletviewer idlj javadoc jconsole jmap jstat pack200 samplejava.txt tnameserv
apt jar javah jcontrol jps jstatd policytool Samplejava.txt unpack200
ControlPanel jarsigner javap jdb jrunscript keytool rmic schemagen wsgen
extcheck java java-rmi.cgi jhat jsadebugd native2ascii rmid serialver wsimport
HtmlConverter javac javaws jinfo jstack orbd rmiregistry servertool xjc
[root@localhost bin]# vi
[root@localhost bin]# javac
bash: javac: command not found

what is that bash command not found...
Old 12-19-2007, 02:31 PM   #2
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Don't shoot the messenger. Bash is shell reporting the problem.

Executable named javac is not present in your path.
Old 12-19-2007, 02:42 PM   #3
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Do you know that "javac" is on your system? (Use find or locate, or maybe "man javac")

You need to have the pathname in your PATH variable, or you need to simply enter the full path---eg: /usr/bin/javac

To run something in the current directory: ./javac ("." means "current directory", and thus is read as a full pathname)
Old 12-19-2007, 05:46 PM   #4
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FYI, RH9 is yrs out of date and does not have updates, inc security. Highly recommend you get a current distro eg RH Fedora 7 or 8.


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