Installing the Java 2 Software Development Kit
Install Java SDK (Unix)
Install the Java 2 SDK.
This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson. When you're finished, click the
button to receive credit for having completed it.
In this exercise you will download and install the Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition from Sun's Java 2 Platform Web page. If you've never installed software before this task may seem daunting, but it's really just a few simple steps. A description of the steps you will need to take is provided below.
Download the Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition for
Make sure you keep track of where you save the download file.
Solaris installation instructions
Linux installation instructions
To confirm that your installation is successful, change your current directory to your
directory and issue the command:
You should see a message indicating which version of Java you've installed.
If you receive the error:
java: Command not found
then it's likely that your
is not set correctly. You can issue the command:
to see how your
environment variable is currently set. Double check to make sure that your
directory relative to your SDK installation directory. For example, if you installed the Java 2 SDK in the directory
, then your
should include the directory
If you're still having difficulty, please contact your tutor, and in your message include your SDK installation directory and your current