How-to Install Oracle JDK 7 on CrunchBang Linux Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 11th, 2013 by Regaz

Install Oracle JDK 7 CrunchBang Linux




The Tutorial Shows You in Easy Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK x64 for Linux CrunchBang 10-11-12 OpenBox 64bit Desktop.

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

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Getting-Started with Java JDK 7 Development and also to Install the Evernote Clone on CrunchBang Linux.

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-Sun Java SE JDK:

    Oracle JDK x64 tar.gz
  2. Open File-Manager:

    Right-Click on Desktop > File Manager

  3. Find and Click on the Jdk7 tar.gz Archive Install Oracle JDK 7 CrunchBang Linux - Extraction

    Then Extract it Into the /tmp Folder.

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

    Right-Click on Desktop > Terminal

  5. Relocate JDK 7
    sudo 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/
  6. 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. :)

  7. Getting-Started and Running with JDK 7:

    Quick Getting-Started for Java Development
  8. How-to Install Evernote on Linux CrunchBang

    Installing Evernote for CrunchBang

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