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bash :javac command not found

asked 2016-03-18 10:14:48 -0600

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updated 2016-03-18 11:02:34 -0600

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I am currently using fedora 23,javac is not there in bash whereas java is found,what to do ?

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answered 2016-03-20 08:59:33 -0600

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You need the java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel package to be installed. No need for installing oracle's java.

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This is the correct way in case of openjdk

mdiazm01 gravatar imagemdiazm01 ( 2018-01-11 15:27:50 -0600 )edit
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answered 2016-03-18 11:06:50 -0600

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javac is the Oracle Java compiler. It appears you can obtain that package from oracle.com .

javacc is an open-source java compiler, which dnf knows about.

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No, that is wrong. javacis the java compiler, even on Fedora and even for openjdk.

genodeftest gravatar imagegenodeftest ( 2016-03-20 08:56:24 -0600 )edit
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By default Fedora comes with OpenJDK JRE. As stated by genodeftest yo need to install de development package of OpenJDK that includes de java compiler. You can switch to Oracle's JDK & JRE but you must be aware about the Oracle's licencing schema

mdiazm01 gravatar imagemdiazm01 ( 2018-01-11 15:34:07 -0600 )edit
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answered 2016-03-18 11:01:46 -0600

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There is a fantastic guide here :

Regards.,

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Why would you install oracle java?

genodeftest gravatar imagegenodeftest ( 2016-03-20 08:56:57 -0600 )edit

Agree with genodeftest, there is no need of Oracle'$$$ JDK or JRE thats why almost all Linux distros have OpenJDK.

mdiazm01 gravatar imagemdiazm01 ( 2018-01-11 15:38:08 -0600 )edit

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