Oracle Java JDK 7 How-to Install and Getting-Started on Linux Peppermint 3 Lxde 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 Peppermint 3 Lxde amd64 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 Getting-Started with Java JDK 7 Development and also How-to Install the Java Web-Servers Tomcat7 for Linux Peppermint.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize 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;)

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  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 Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Peppermint 3 Gnome 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
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