How-to Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64-bit

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 6 i586/x8664 for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS Unity 32/64-bit Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Command Tool to Update your System Java to Oracle Java 1.6 JDK6.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 6 Development and also How-to Install Eclipse for Java on Ubuntu Linux.

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

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6 for Linux:

    Oracle JDK6 x86/x8664 .bin
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Install Oracle JDK 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal
  3. Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive

    sudo su

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

  4. Relocate JDK 6

    mv /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

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Reference Number on First Column. :)

  6. Getting-Started:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK6
  7. How-to Install Latest Eclipse 4.8 Photon R Java JEE for Ubuntu:
    Setup Eclipse on Ubuntu.

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