I want to install OpenJDK 1.6 in Fedora 17 however I only see OpenJDK 1.7 as an install option when I run
yum search openjdk. How can I get OpenJDK 1.6 in Fedora 17?
You could use Openjdk 1.6 from Fedora 16. Use this command:
But this shows, that
and then I used the openjdk package which
Now I have both java 1.6 and java 1.7 on my system. Java 1.7 is my default. And Java 1.6 is in
PS: There won't be any conflicts when you install both 1.7 and 1.6. The reason for removing 1.6 from Fedora 17 was, that OpenJDK6 will no longer get security updates after November 2012.
As scriptmonster stated, 1.6 rpm package is not supplied for fedora core 17. I had to download the rpm and install it that way.