"This tutorial shows how to install Sun Java JDK and NetBeans
IDE on the fresh Fedora 7 installation. The readers I had in mind
when assembling this are the people who are anxious to start using
NetBEans and Sun's Java SE on their newly installed Fedora systems.
Some of the bits and pieces on the topics I found on the Internet
are assembled into this tutorial in order to make it as
comprehensive as possible. I tried to follow the HowToForge
document format. I have not tried this on the x64 architecture, but
it should be very similar. I would welcome any feedback on
"An assumption is that Fedora's default Java is already
installed. For example, as it is in the situation after installing
Fedora 7 as described in the article The Perfect Setup - Fedora 7
by Mr. Falco Timme, which I highly recommend. We will use Mozilla
Firefox to access different websites and Fedora's system terminal
to run commands..."