Installing Java Runtime Enviroment 1.6

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Installing Java Runtime Enviroment 1.6

Postby fippus » Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:05

Hello, maybe you guys can help me

I need to install JRE on Mozilla Firefox, the one who cames with Sabayon miniedition.

I try everything but it doesn't work, i read carefully all the instalation instructions, anyone of you guys already has it on you computer?

Thank you.
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Re: Installing Java Runtime Enviroment 1.6

Postby Necoro » Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:21

Install java-1.6 (if it isn't already):
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USE="nsplugin" emerge -av "=sun-jre-bin:1.6"


Set this as your current JRE to be used (run this as normal user - not as root):
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eselect java-vm set user sun-jre-bin-1.6


Set the nsplugin (i.e. firefox-java-plugin) you want: (here you need to be root again)
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eselect java-nsplugin set sun-jre-bin-1.6


(You can use sun-jdk-1.6 instead of the JRE if you want to - replace then "sun-jre-bin" by "sun-jdk")
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Re: Installing Java Runtime Enviroment 1.6

Postby fippus » Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:53

Thank You, Necoro!

First, I had to do all the upgrade stuff to Portage, then I follow your instructions, now I have the JRE running on my computer!

Thank You. Again.
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