How to install Oracle Java 8 on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21 easy way

November 20, 2014 | By | Reply More

This quick tutorial will show you how to quickly install Oracle Java 8 on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21 system in easy way. Why I called it easy way? Because we don’t have to worry about typing any commands, search for the repository etc. All we need is Fedy to be set up or installed on Fedora 20 or 21. Before we go through the tutorial, please install Fedy on Fedora 20 or Fedora 21. Fedy is a must have tool for Fedora users.

Steps to install Oracle Java 8 on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21 easy way

A. Open Fedy

After installing Fedy on Fedora, open it. You can access Fedy via Applications menu | Fedy. Enter your root password to continue. Select Tweak and Task

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B. Install Oracle Java

Now select Install Oracle Java from the Tweak and Task menu on Fedy. Press Select

oracle java on fedora 20

Now Fedy will start installing Oracle Java on your system. Wait until the installation process is finished. Once finished, check if Java correctly installed. Open Terminal and type this command

java -version

It should returned something like this

[fitri@localhost ~]$ java -version
java version “1.8.0_25”
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_25-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.25-b02, mixed mode)

Next, open Firefox and type “about:plugins” without quotes. You should see Java plugin listed

java firefox

That’s it. Now installing Oracle Java on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21 made easy with Fedy. Thank you.

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