Oracle Java JDK 7 x64 Howto Install and Getting Started on Linux Mint 13 Maya 64-bit KDE Easy Visual-Guide

August 31, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you in Easy-Steps How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 x8664 on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE4 64-bit 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.

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

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

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

    JDK 7 x64 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    KDE Extract Java JDK 7 tar.gz

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

    Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE Open Terminal
  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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