Fedora/How To/Install NetBeans 6.7.1 and NetBeans 6.8 on Fedora 12


How to install both NetBeans IDE 6.7.1 and NetBeans IDE 6.8 on Fedora 12?


  • Fedora 12
  • You should have the superuser privileges on your Fedora 12 system.
  • Please, make sure that access to the yum repositories Fedora 12 - <arch> and Fedora 12 - <arch> - Updates is enabled. You can use the following command to check this:
    $ yum repolist
  • Your Fedora 12 system is connected to the Internet, and the koji build system is accessible via the URL http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org


  • Install the NetBeans 6.7.1 (any way can be used) How to...
  • Change the effective user id and group id to root (super user). Run all the following commands in the terminal:
    $ su -
  • Define URL of the koji build system:
    # KOJI_PKGS=http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages
  • Check and install/update versions of packages that are required for the NetBeans 6.8 packages.
    • Install packages from the Fedora 12 yum repositories
      # yum install swingx jzlib
    • Install packages from the koji build system:
# rpm -ivh \
$KOJI_PKGS/jcodings/1.0.2/2.fc13/noarch/jcodings-1.0.2-2.fc13.noarch.rpm \
$KOJI_PKGS/bytelist/1.0.3/2.fc13/noarch/bytelist-1.0.3-2.fc13.noarch.rpm \
  • Install the NetBeans 6.8 software via the following commands:
# rpm -ivh $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans-javaparser/6.8/1.fc13/noarch/netbeans-javaparser-6.8-1.fc13.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans-platform/6.8/2.fc13/noarch/netbeans-platform-6.8-2.fc13.noarch.rpm
# rpm -Uvh --nodeps $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans-platform/6.8/2.fc13/noarch/netbeans-platform-harness-6.8-2.fc13.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans/6.8/6.fc13/noarch/netbeans-ide-6.8-6.fc13.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans/6.8/6.fc13/noarch/netbeans-java-6.8-6.fc13.noarch.rpm
# rpm -Uvh --force $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans/6.8/6.fc13/noarch/netbeans-apisupport-6.8-6.fc13.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh $KOJI_PKGS/netbeans/6.8/6.fc13/noarch/netbeans-6.8-6.fc13.noarch.rpm


In result, you'll see something like this:

File:Fedora-12 both NB IDE 6.7.1 and 6.8.png

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