How-to install Oracle JDK 7 on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy i386/amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

October 31, 2013 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Install Oracle JDK 7 on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy

The Guide Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JDK 7 for Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 32/64-bit Linux Desktop.

To SetUp Oracle JDK you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.7 JDK.

To the How-to Install Oracle JDK 8+ on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 7 Development and also to Install the Java Web-Server Tomcat 7 for Xubuntu Linux.

Furthermore to Make the Process Easier to Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

The Contents and Details of How-to Install Oracle JDK 8+ on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

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  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK for Linux:

    Oracle JDK i586/x8664 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction Path

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

    Linux Xubuntu Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK 7
    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    To Make a jvm Directory Only if Not already there
    (You can directly copy & paste the commands into the terminal)

    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi

    Set the root superUser as howner

    chown -R root:root /tmp/jdk1.7*

    Then to shift the Oracle JDK 7 contents

    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

    update-alternatives --config java

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Selection Number on First Column. :)
    Last Achieve the SuperUser session:

  6. Getting-Started:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK
  7. Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start with Java JDK 7 Use & Development.

    How-to Install Latest Eclipse for Java SE on Xubuntu:

    Install Eclipse Java Xubuntu

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