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Category Archives: OpenJDK

Apache Hadoop in Fedora? Let’s ask Cloudera


If you happen to be a user of Apache Hadoop, or want to use Cloudera‘s cloud software, it is available as an RPM from the company’s website.  Oh, with a long set of installation instructions that include extracting RPMs from Sun’s Java 6 installer. I thought, wouldn’t it be nice if you could just do […]

OpenJDK installation instructions for Fedora – now on


Thank you Mark Reinhold for reaching out to make sure the OpenJDK website was ready for the Fedora 9 release with instructions on installing OpenJDK 6/IcedTea 7 under Fedora 8 and 9 and EPEL 5. Full instructions are here: Mucho appreciado a Andrew Overholt, Andrew Haley, and Lillian Angel for technical and functional edits. […]