How-to install Oracle JRE 7 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 8th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JRE 7 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32/64bit

The Linux Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JRE 7 for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

To SetUp You will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.7 JRE7.

To the Oracle JRE 7 Installation Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 7 and Eclipse for Java Developers for Linux Mint.

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

The Content and Details of How-to Install Oracle JRE 7 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)

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  1. Download Oracle Java SE JRE7 for Linux:

    Oracle JRE7 i586/x8664 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on JRE7 Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Oracle JRE 7 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - tar.gz Archive Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JRE 7 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Open Terminal Window

  4. Relocate Oracle JRE 7
    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    To Make a jvm Directory Only if Not already there
    (You can directly copy & paste the commands into the terminal)

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

    Set the root superUser as holder

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

    Then to shift the Oracle JDK 7 contents

    mv /tmp/jdk1.7* /usr/lib/jvm/
    
  5. Installing Oracle Java JRE7
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.7*/bin/java 1065
    
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.7*/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 Selection Number
    on First Column. :)

  6. How-to Install Oracle-Sun JDK 7 on Linux Mint:

    Install Oracle JDK7 for Mint

    Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start with Java JRE 7 Use & Development.

    How-to Install Latest Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux Mint:

    Install Eclipse Java for Mint
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