How To Install Oracle Java In SuSE

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SuSE have openJDK and openJRE by default, however, these two won't seem to work every time and seems to be lacking features Oracle Java has. How can I install Oracle Java (JDK and JRE) in OpenSuSe? Will it get replaced automatically after install or should I configure it first?

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How To Install Oracle Java In SuSE

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Hi Bryan,

It will install java in the following location:


/opt/java/32/
or
/opt/java/64/.

Followed this guide to create the package: Oracle (Sun) Java for openSUSE and Fedora – Easy Linux tips project.

The package will download and install jre and java plugin and will add new entries in "update-alternatives" and set the oracle-java as default java. It adds update-alternatives entries for, java and javaws.
It also links libnpjp2.so from /usr/lib/browser-plugins/javaplugin.so for mozilla plugin.

It should also remove those entries (except for the soft link for java plugin) while uninstalling.

you can find the package "oracle-java-installer" here: Index of /reporitions/home:/wildnux/openSUSE 12.1

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