How to install JRE in FreeBSD

Vince jhary at
Fri Feb 16 10:02:14 UTC 2007

santhy chandran wrote:
> hi,
> Im new to FreeBSD environment and need to work with C++ using IDE Eclipse .
> I came to know that inorder to install Eclipse,we should have JRE n our
> machine.I have downloaded JRE for FreeBSD but not able to get it
> installed since installation procedures are not given in that..
When you say you have downloaded the JRE for freebsd, I assume you mean
appropriate version from

If you have downloaded the package from there then just run
pkg_add $nameofdownloadedfile
For 6.x i386 that would be
pkg_add diablo-jdk-freebsd6.i386.

hope that helps,

> Can u please help me by sending the reply as fast as possible..
> santhy
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