How-to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 8 on Manjaro Linux 64bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

April 1st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JDK 8 on Manjaro 64bit Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JDK 8 64bit on Manjaro 0.8.X/0.9.X x8664 Xfce Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Update your System Env Variables and PATH to make Manjaro Aware of the Java JDK8 Installation.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Getting-Started with Java JDK 8 Development on Manjaro 0.8.X.

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

Install Oracle JDK 8 on Manjaro 64bit Linux - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 8:

    Oracle JDK8 x64.tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Oracle JDK 8 on Manjaro 64bit Linux - Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Oracle JDK 8 on Manjaro 64bit Linux - Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK8

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

    chmod +x /tmp/jdk1.8*/bin/*
    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/jdk1.8*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

    chmod -R +x /tmp/jdk1.8*/bin

    Finally Shift the Java content with

    mv /tmp/jdk1.8* /usr/lib/jvm/
  5. SetUp the Java JDK8 Environment Variables

    Get the Exact Path to Insert with:

    cd /usr/lib/jvm/jkd*

    Copy the Path to Paste into the Config File:

    nano /etc/profile.d/
    export J2SDKDIR=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8[x.y]
    export J2REDIR=$J2SDKDIR/jre
    export JAVA_HOME=$J2SDKDIR/

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit :)

    nano /etc/profile.d/oraclejdk8.csh
    setenv J2SDKDIR=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8[x.y]
    setenv J2REDIR=$J2SDKDIR/jre
    setenv JAVA_HOME=$J2SDKDIR/
  6. SetUp Java JDK8 Path

    Check if Another Jdk Releases is Already Installed:

    pacman -Q | grep jdk
    • If Yes then provide to Rename the Config Files in /etc/profile.d:

      mv /etc/profile.d/.sh /etc/profile.d/.sh.back
      mv /etc/profile.d/.csh /etc/profile.d/.csh.back

      LogOut and LogIn Again

      Then provide to Modify the Simlinks to Java Executables:

      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/java /usr/bin/java
      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/javac /usr/bin/javac
      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/jre /usr/bin/jre
      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/javaws /usr/bin/javaws
    • If Not then will be Enough to Edit the Bash Config file for the User:

      nano ~/.bashrc


      export PATH="$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH"

      Then LogOut and LogIn Again

  7. Getting-Started with Oracle Java JDK8 Development:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK8
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