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This is an old revision of JavaRuntimeEnvironment made by coolpup on 2009-12-03 02:23:29.

 

Java Runtime Environment makes possible running programs written in Java

J.R.E. software package(s)

jre-1.6.0.17.pet (installs to /mnt/home/java)

Configuring J.R.E.

SeaMonkey
Go to: Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Enable Java

OpenOffice
Go to: Tools > Options > Java > Add

Opera
Go to: Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Content > Enable Java
Click Java options. Click Choose to select the Java path mnt/home/java/lib/i386. Click Validate Java Path.

Installation

- Either via automatic installation using the above .pet software package
- Or, via manual installation:
1. Download J.R.E. from www.java.com. Select the “Linux (self-extracting file)” not the one with RPM in the name.
2. When the file is downloaded open a Rox-filer window and go to the place where you downloaded Java. First, Right-click on the file and select Permissions and Yes to make the file executable. Second, Right-click > Window > Terminal Here.
3. In the terminal enter
Code:
./jre-6uXX-linux-i586.bin
Do not forget the "./" to begin (that is period – forward slash, to indicate that the file is found in the current directory). You will need to scroll down with the Enter key to accept the license agreement and then the install program will create a folder named something like jre-1.6.0_XX.

To test your newly installed JRE try these:
Test your Java plugin
Test your Java plugin 2

For a Java development environment you can install the JamJikesCairo PupGet from the Start menu. Read More.



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