Java is an object oriented language that can be installed on the linux machine using yum command. Follow these simple steps

1) Check list of available java versions

# sudo yum search java | grep -i --color JDK
2) Use yum command to install OpenJDK
# sudo yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel
3) Set JAVA_HOME environment variable using export command
# export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64
4) Done
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