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Old 11-19-2003, 03:57 PM   #1
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Updating java on linux 8.0


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 ..

Old 11-19-2003, 04:05 PM   #2
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linux 8?
Old 11-19-2003, 04:35 PM   #3
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First off, do you mean Redhat 8? Mandrake 8? SUSE 8?
Second, did you upgrade your java package, or just install a fresh copy?
Old 11-19-2003, 04:39 PM   #4
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I meant RedHat Linux 8.0 and i installed a fresh copy .. did not upgrade

rpm -iv j2sdk<version>.rp


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