How to Install Oracle JDK 6 on CrunchBang Linux Easy Guide

April 23, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install Oracle JDK 6 on CrunchBang 32/64-bit

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Oracle-Sun Official Java Development Kit 6 i586/x8664 for CrunchBang 32/64-bit Pantheon Linux 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 CrunchBang Linux.

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

The Contents and Details of How to Download and Install Oracle JDK 6 on CrunchBang Linux 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 6

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

    Right-Click on Desktop > Terminal.



  3. Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive

    sudo su

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

    cd && cd Downloads
  4. Relocate JDK 6

    mv ./jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6

    And if Not jvm Dir then first do:

    mkdir /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. Getting-Started

  7. How to Install Eclipse for Java Developers on CrunchBang

    Install Eclipse Java for CrunchBang

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