Oracle Java JDK 7 How-to Install and Getting-Started on Linux Mint 14 Mate 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 16th, 2013 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 x64 for Linux Mint 14 Nadia Mate 64bit 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 for Quick Start with Java JDK 7 Development and also How-to Install Evernote Clone for Linux Mint.

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

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

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

    JDK 7 x64.tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmpJava JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction 1
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Mint 14 Nadia Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK 7
    su 

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

    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 for Linux Mint

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