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Old 10-10-2003, 05:52 PM   #1
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java: command not found

I have installed java via all their different versions and I am still not getting this required command. When I type java, just get, java: command not found. Any idea on how to fix this? Java installed it self into /usr/java/... but no command
Old 10-10-2003, 06:46 PM   #2
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You have to add the java bin directory to your path. Search these forums - the question seems to pop up once a day.

Old 10-10-2003, 06:51 PM   #3
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mine does the same when I type in java.
so that is not a problem - mine works fine.

Did the installation go without any problems?
Old 10-10-2003, 07:05 PM   #4
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ALSO does Java show in your browser extensions ?

NB you may find the answer in one of the many Java related threads already in the forum - run a search - particularly something like -
link java
if you did not link the files yet.
Old 10-10-2003, 08:56 PM   #5
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here is a simple way to fix ur java problem.

use any text editor and go to your home folder, e.g, /home/*blake*
and open a file by the name .bash_profile

add :/usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_01/bin at the end of ur $PATH variable (make sure to change the path i used to fit the location of your java bin directory).


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