Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE)

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Summary: Oracle's Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) - For running Java applications.

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Use paxctl to mark the JVM binaries.



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Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE)


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JRE is oracles java runtime environment. Package:Java SE Development Kit (JDK) also includes JRE. This package is for running java programs.


# emerge dev-java/oracle-jre-bin



list java virtual machines:

# eselect java-vm list

set java virual machine os oracle jre:

# eselect java-vm set system oracle-jre-bin-1.7

Browser Plugin

list java browser plugins:

# eselect java-nsplugin list

set java browser plugin to oracle jre:

# eselect java-nsplugin set 32bit oracle-jre-bin-1.7

# eselect java-nsplugin set 64bit oracle-jre-bin-1.7


To run java jar packages:

# java -jar package-to-run.jar