How-to Install Java OpenJDK JRE-JDK on Elementary OS GNU/Linux

June 3rd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Java OpenJDK QuickStart for Elementary OS Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Oracle-Sun Java OpenJDK JRE/JDK 6/7/8 on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop/Server.

The OpenJDK (Open Java Development Kit) is a free and Open Source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

Oracle JDK is based on the OpenJDK source code. In Addition, it contains Closed-Source Components. The final result is licensed under a Binary Code License.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Java OpenJDK QuickStart on Elementary OS Linux - Pantheon Open Terminal

    • Installing OpenJDK 8 JRE/JDK

      • For JRE 8
        Minimal:

        sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jre-headless

        Complete:

        sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jre
      • For JDK 8
        sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk
    • Installing OpenJDK 7 JRE/JDK

      • For JRE 7
        Minimal:

        sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre-headless

        Complete:

        sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre
      • For JDK 7
        sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk
    • Installing OpenJDK 6 JRE/JDK

      • For JRE 6
        Minimal:

        sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre-headless

        Complete:

        sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre
      • For JDK 6
        sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk
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