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Once you’ve downloaded and unpacked/zipped/whatever (depends on which version and for which OS), you need to add an entry to your PATH environment variable that points to the /bin directory inside the main Java directory. For example, if the J2SDK puts a directory on your drive called “j2sdk1.5.0”, look inside that directory and you’ll find the “bin” directory where the Java binaries (the tools) live. Tha bin directory is the one you need a PATH to, so that when you type:

% javac

at the command-line, your terminal will know how to find the


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