How-to install Oracle Server JRE 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

April 28th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle Server JRE 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 64bit

The Guide Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JRE 8 64bit for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS amd64 Server.

The Server JRE includes tools for JVM monitoring and tools commonly required for server applications, but does not include browser integration (the Java plug-in).

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.8 JRE8.

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  1. Download Oracle Server Java SE JRE 8 for Linux:

    Oracle Server JRE 8 x8664 tar.gz
  2. Login into Shell

  3. Extract Oracle JRE8 Archive and Extract into /tmp

    tar xvzf jre-8*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocate Oracle JRE 8
    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
    mv /tmp/jre1.8* /usr/lib/jvm/
  5. Update System Java to Oracle JRE8
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.8*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.8*/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. How-to Install Oracle-Sun JDK 8 on Ubuntu Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK8 for Ubuntu

    Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start with Java JRE 8 Use & Development.

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