Installing and configuring hadoop single node on a red hat 6

Make sure that Java 6 is already installed and then set the environment variable to ensure that hadoop finds it.

$  export JAVA_HOME=/usr/

Note: My path to java may be different then yours. For example if your java installation is located at '/usr/bin/java' then this will work.

Download the rpm that works on your platform at the following url:

you can double click it and install it:

Then run the following command:

$ sudo /usr/sbin/

$ sudo /usr/sbin/ -u $USER


You have now installed hadoop. Enjoy....


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