Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Install Sun JDK(JRE) on Fedora 13

Install Sun JDK(JRE) on Fedora 13

The steps below installs the Java SE Runtime Environment using an RPM binary bundle, on a 32-bit Linux as a example (include the newest Fedora 13).

Download JDK(JRE) RPM Linux from Sun's download page(, to any directory that you want. For myself.

Start a Terminal (Fedora's Top Menu -> Applications -> System Tools -> Terminal) and switch to the downloaded folder.

Swith to SU
and also enter the password.

set the executable permissions of the downloaded file.
$chmod a+x jdk-6u20-linux-i586-rpm.bin

execute the file.

Accept the terms.

Sun JDK on Fedora 13

The downloaded RPM file can be deleted after installation.