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sdsouza 11-19-2003 03:57 PM

Updating java on linux 8.0
 
Hi,

I was trying to update the version of java on my machine running linux 8.0.
I downloaded the rpm and it installed properly into /usr/java/j2sdk<version> then I ran

# java -version ..
its still showing me the old version .. I was wondering how to link it to the new version ..

can someone help me with this ..

Thanks,
sdsouza

lethalinjection 11-19-2003 04:05 PM

linux 8? :scratch:

todesengel 11-19-2003 04:35 PM

First off, do you mean Redhat 8? Mandrake 8? SUSE 8?
Second, did you upgrade your java package, or just install a fresh copy?

sdsouza 11-19-2003 04:39 PM

I meant RedHat Linux 8.0 and i installed a fresh copy .. did not upgrade

rpm -iv j2sdk<version>.rp


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