Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 i586 Howto Install and Getting-Started on Linux Mint 13 Maya 32bit Cinnamon Easy Visual-Guide

August 31st, 2012 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 i586 for Linux Mint 13 Maya Cinnamon 32bit Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.7.

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.

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

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

Java On Linux Mint
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 7:

    JDK 7 i586.tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmpLinux Mint 13 Cinnamon Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction
  3. Open a Root Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon Open a Terminal Window
  4. Relocate JDK 7
    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/jdk1.7*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

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

    Finally Shift the Java content 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

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

  6. Getting-Started:

    Java Development Quick-Start
  7. How-to Install Evernote Clone on Linux Mint:

    Evernote on Linux Mint
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