Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 x64 Howto Install and Getting-Started on Linux Mint 12 Lisa 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

July 26th, 2012 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 x64 for Linux Mint 12 Lisa 64bit Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.7.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link to Quick-Getting Started with Java Development and to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Linux Mint 13.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

Java On Linux Mint
  1. Download Java JDK 7:

    Java JDK 7 x8664 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmpJava JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction 1Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction Path
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
  4. Relocate JDK 7
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi

    The above command is used to create a jvm directory if not already there.

    chown -R root:root /tmp/jdk1.7*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

    chmod -R +x /tmp/jdk1.7*/bin

    Finally Shift the Java content with

    mv /tmp/jdk1.7* /usr/lib/jvm/
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK 7
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/javaws 1065

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use with

    update-alternatives --config java

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Reference Number on First Column. :)

  6. Getting-Started:

    Java Development Quick-Start

How-to Install Evernote Clone on Linux Mint:

Evernote on Linux Mint
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