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Java™ SE for Embedded 7 Runtime Environment

July 28, 2011

Thank you for choosing Java SE for Embedded for your embedded system. Java SE for Embedded 7 is based on the Java Platform, Standard Edition 7, and provides specific features and support for embedded systems.

This document provides details about the Java Runtime Environment (JRE™) of Java SE for Embedded 7. The Java Runtime Environment contains the Java virtual machine, runtime class libraries, and Java application launcher that are necessary to run programs written in the Java programming language. It is not a development environment and does not contain development tools such as compilers or debuggers. For development tools, see the Java Development Kit (JDK™) Tools and Utilities documentation.

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Platform Support

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Installation Notes

The Java SE for Embedded technology included in this package can be installed using the gunzip and tar utilities.

To install Java SE for Embedded on your system, download the files onto your system and uncompress the binary files with the following commands:

gunzip <name of the downloaded file>

tar xvf <name of the downloaded file>

The directory ejre1.7.0 will be created in your current directory and populated with the entire JRE release. This installation directory, <current-directory>/ejre1.7.0, will be hereafter referred to as <JAVA_HOME>.

Add <JAVA_HOME>/bin to your PATH environment variable setting in order to run the Java binaries.

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Platform Support

This release of Java SE for Embedded 7 was tested on Linux for ARM and x86 systems. The requirements of these systems are specified at Java SE for Embedded System Requirements. For ARM, testing was done on the v5, v6 and v7 architectures. Headless mode was tested on all systems; headful mode was tested on ARMv7.

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For Java SE for Embedded product inquiries, please contact the Java SE for Embedded team.

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