Install Oracle JDK 6 Debian 6 Squeeze KDE4 Easy Visual-Guide

July 31, 2013 | By Duchateaux.

The Tutorial shows you in Easy-Steps How to Download and Install Oracle JDK 6 Debian Squeeze KDE4 32/64-bit Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Update your System Java to Oracle JDK 6 for Debian.

To Make the Easy to Understand and Visualize the Post Includes the Oracle JDK 6 Debian Installation Screenshots of Steps Involved.

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  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6

    Oracle JDK6 .bin
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JDK 6 Debian - Open Terminal

  3. Extract the jdk6.bin Archive


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    chmod +x </path/2>/jdk1.6*.bin

  4. Relocate JDK 6

    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi
    mv </path/2>/jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm

  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK6

    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/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. Optionally Set Java Environment Variable.

    su <myUser>
    nano $HOME/.bashrc


    export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.<X.Y_uZ>

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano :)

    source $HOME/.bashrc
  7. How to Install Oracle Java Browser Plug-In:

    Install Oracle Java Firefox PlugIn

  8. How to Install Evernote Clone on Debian Linux:

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