Oracle Java JDK 7 i586 Howto Install and Getting Started on Linux Mint 12 Lisa 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

July 26, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you in Easy-Steps How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 i586 for Linux Mint 12 Lisa 32-bit Desktop.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link to Quick-Getting Started with Java Development and to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Linux Mint 13.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Contents and Details are Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.

Java On Linux Mint
  1. Download Oracle Java JDK:

    Java JDK i586 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction 1

    Extract it Into the /tmp Folder.

    Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction Path

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

  4. Relocate JDK 7

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    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.

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

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

    chmod -R +x /tmp/jdk1.7*/bin

    Finally, Shift the Java contents with

    mv /tmp/jdk1.7* /usr/lib/jvm/
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK 7

    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/javaws 1065

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use with.

    update-alternatives --config java

    And for the Java Compiler instead:

    sudo update-alternatives --config javac

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Reference Number on First, Column. :)

  6. Getting-Started:

    Java Development Quick Start

How to Install Evernote Clone on Linux Mint:

Evernote on Linux Mint

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