I have been going in cycles now for years with LINUX. I have been using Fedora on 64 AMD.
I want install Java (JDK and JRE). I actually went to SUN and downloaded the latest. I did not install Java and Tomcat from Fedora DVD (new installation). When I installed JDK and JRE; I could not find where its installed. When searching for the directory I got a lot of java directory's which is not good. jre-6u10-linux-x64.bin is what installed also the JDK same version.
javac is working now in compare to before installation. I continued to install Tomcat-Apache 6 from there web site and it was installed but when pointing to the localhost..Tomcat page dos not show up. localhost:8080 or 127.0.0.1:8080. I installed Tomcat 6 .. used Yum install tomcat6 and then service tomcat6 start. strangely when I try to stop .. it say it failed...
I simply want at the end of installing Java and Tomcat to develop JDBC on a Tomcat and so far I download the latest Fedora 9 64. I do get into a cycle of trying to get this server setup with above SW, but I end up with a broken server.
If any one in this Forum that is experience and can help me to complete this instalation. I will be glad to re-install and start fresh on Fed 5,8, or 9 to to get my web site up with JDBC.