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Install Addendum for Java on Linux: After Oracle Java SE Installation on Linux the "java" Command Does Not Run the Expected Java Virtual Machine (Doc ID 1484373.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 to 8.56 [Release 8.4]
Generic Linux


Disclaimer:  The directories and paths used in this article represent fictitious sample names that make up an example. Any similarity to actual code is purely coincidental and not intended in any other manner.

A JDK/JRE from Oracle has been installed on a Linux machine according to the installation instructions.  The "java" command does not run the JVM that has been installed.  Java applications can fail to run if an unexpected Java Runtime Environment is found.

Example from a Red Hat server:



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In this Document
 Solution 1: Modify the PATH
 Solution 2: Use an absolute path
 Solution 3: Use update-alternatives

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