Install Java JDK (Java SE Development Kit)
Java JDK: Java bundle for software developers, incorporates a complete JRE in addition to apparatuses for creating, investigating, and observing Java applications..
First of all, attempt to see if you have the correct repository:
# yum search java | grep 'java-'
This is going to return all available packages that have java in the title. We are interested in the java- *, as the jdk will typically be in ‘java-version#’ type format, if you have to install a repository check Dag Wieers repository:
After you installed it, search again.
yum search java | grep 'java-'
now you’ll have a lot of java stuff.
Looking to the returned result, you can identify the most recent version:
so to install Java JDK on linux, it’s just a matter of applying the following command:
yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64
You can check if Java JDK installed on your Linux OS by using the command:
Check the sample outputs:
java: /usr/bin/java /etc/java /usr/lib/java /usr/share/java /usr/share/man/man1/java.1.gz
To find the Java JDK version on Linux or Unix, Type the command following command:
java version "1.7.0_51" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (rhel-22.214.171.124.el6_5-x86_64 u51-b02) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.45-b08, mixed mode)