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How to install Java "jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-1.bin"

Dear Brothers, Please help me in installing the java update " jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-1.bin " Please note that I made the following steps but nothing happened 1- Upload the ( jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-1.bin ) from the Java Site 2- Opened the folder ( jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-1.bin ) and found the following lines orders

  1. !/bin/sh

PATH=/usr/bin:/bin umask 022 NODOT_VERSION=150_04 javahome=jre1.5.0_04 platform=linux PACKED_JARS="lib/rt.jar lib/jsse.jar lib/charsets.jar lib/ext/localedata.jar lib/plugin.jar lib/javaws.jar lib/deploy.jar" ARCH=32 LINUX_RPM= JAVAWS_BIN=bin/javaws libthread_path= diskSpaceRequired=58732 MIME_TYPE=application/x-java-jnlp-file echo_args="-e " tail_args="-n " more <<"EOF"

3- I opened the Terminal Program Window and wrote the a.m. lines and closed it after I finised 4- Nothing Happened .... ??? Hope to help me in installing the Java update

Your early response will be highly appreciated.

Regards

Ahmed Hashim's picture

How to install Java

Ahmed Hashim's picture

i am not Mr.Ahmed i am Ahmed

i am not Mr.Ahmed i am Ahmed Hashim, take it easy

i recommend you to use java version 1.4.2 not 5

i dont know what you want this script as Mohamed Samir told you, it will do everything

also if you follow the installation guide it will be nice

i think in Mandrake just double click will install it :)

Thank you

MSameer's picture

Just run it!

chmod +x jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-1.bin ./jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-1.bin

and if you need it for mozill

and if you need it for mozilla or firefox you should link a .so file i don't remember its name to mozilla directory or ~/.mozilla/plugins but i cann't remember its name, let me see and tell you.

Hi There

Did you read what I wrote ... Need help ya shabab

DJ KING's picture

if Mozilla is installed

if Mozilla is installed in this directory: /usr/lib/mozilla-1.x/ and if the JRE is installed at this directory: /usr/java/jre1.x.x Then type at the terminal to go to the browser plug-in directory: cd /usr/lib/mozilla-1.x/plugins Plug-in for the Mozilla browser. ln -s /usr/java/jre1.x.x/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so . Where "x" is just your version number

cheers, DJ KING aka Sameh Y. Sabry


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