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Old 08-03-2003, 10:12 PM   #1
sk8boardersage
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Angry help installing java


dont know how the heck to install java, i have red hat 9 and just got it. ive already downloaded it, just need to know how to install it. i dont know how to install anything, email me at joseph_1@mail.com
 
Old 08-03-2003, 10:23 PM   #2
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# Guides to software and installation and uninstallation
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
Old 08-03-2003, 10:32 PM   #3
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If you got the JRE from sun, I believe it is a binary RPM. So ls to the directory it is in, and in console type

./nameofthefile

You should now have an RPM you can install as root

rpm -Uvh nameoffile.rpm

*forgot to add, as root you need to do a chmod 755 on the binary to make sure it is executable.

Last edited by Glock Shooter; 08-03-2003 at 10:35 PM.
 
Old 08-03-2003, 10:58 PM   #4
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sun's help site

if you go to www.sun.com and click on the download section, then go to help they have installation instructions for linux... also if you're installing it for mozilla, (which i just did today) http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/linux.html are mozillla specific instructions after you have java installed to get the plugin working for the mozilla browser, they worked for me...
 
  


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