[CentOS] Java JDK on CentOS 4.4

Cady, Josh josh.cady at cudenver.edu
Thu Nov 16 00:57:34 UTC 2006

Yesterday I downloaded the "Linux x64 RPM in self-extracting file"
jdk-1_5_0_09-linux-amd64-rpm.bin from Sun's website and it installed it
"chmod +x jdk-1_5_0_09-linux-amd64-rpm.bin"

It ends up in /usr/java/jdk1.5.0_09/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Edward Diener
> Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 3:28 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] Java JDK on CentOS 4.4
> I did not choose Java when I installed CentOS 4.4 and I want to
> a JDK to do Java programming. What is the default Java JDK for CentOS
> 4.4 ? I see under YumEx very little which looks like a Java JDK. Is
> there one in the distribution ? Is there a way to get Sun's latest JDK
> installed safely and successfully on CentOS 4.4, perhaps via an RPM
> it tailored to CentOS 4.4, or should I just use the one on Sun's web
> site ? After installing the RPM is there anything else I have to do to
> get it to work properly in CentOS 4.4 ? Any help is gratefully
> appreciated.
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