How-to Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64bit




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 6 i586/x8664 for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS Unity 32/64bit Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Command Tool to Update your System Java to Oracle Java 1.6 JDK6.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Getting-Started with Java JDK 6 Development and also How-to Install Eclipse for Java on Ubuntu Linux.

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

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6 for Linux:

    Oracle JDK6 x86/x8664 .bin
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal
  3. Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive

    sudo su

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

    /jdk1.6*.bin
  4. Relocate JDK 6

    mv /jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK6

    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/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:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK6
  7. How-to Install Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Java JEE for Ubuntu:
    Setup Eclipse on Ubuntu.

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