How-to install Oracle JRE 8 on Kali 32-64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

February 9th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JRE 8 on Kali Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JRE 8 for Kali 1.x/2.x/2016 i386/amd64 Gnome Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.8 JRE8.

To the Oracle JRE 8 Installation Kali Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse for Java Developers for Kali Linux.

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 8 on Kali are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)

Install Oracle JRE 8 on Kali 1.x/2.x/2016 - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JRE8 for Linux:

    Oracle JRE8 i586/x8664 tar.gz
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JRE 8 on Kali 1.x/2.x/2016 - Open Terminal Window

  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf jre-8*.tar.gz -C /tmp/

    Install Oracle JRE 8 on Kali 1.x/2.x/2016 - Extraction

  4. Relocate Oracle JRE 8
    su 
    
    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi
    mv /tmp/jre1.8* /usr/lib/jvm/
    
  5. Update System Java to Oracle JRE8
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.8*/bin/java 1065
    
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.8*/bin/javaws 1065
    

    How-to Install Latest Eclipse for Java SE on Linux Kali:

    Install Eclipse for Java Kali

    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 8 on Kali Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK8 for Kali

    Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start with Java JRE 8 Use & Development.

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