Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.


1. You should install a Sun/Oracle Java SDK. Use Oracle's installation instructions. In my case, I installed JDK 1.5.0_16 from a RPM I got from I also created two symbolink links Choose the appropriate 32-bit or 64-bit Linux installer, for example jdk-6u27-linux-x64-rpm.bin, and install it.
Creating symbolic links as follows is useful (alternatively use the 'alternatives' command to manage JVMs):

Code Block
ln -s /usr/java/jdk1.56.0_1627 /usr/java/jdk1.56
ln -s /usr/java/jdk1.56/bin/java /usr/bin/java

and you need to change your path in your bash profile (_~/.bash_profile) to have this path :