How-to Install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint Debian 32/64bit GNU Easy Guide

May 21st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Oracle-Sun JDK 8 Quick-Start for LMDE




The Linux Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JDK 8 for Linux Mint Debian Edition 2012/2013/2014 32/64bit Mate/Cinnamon GNU Desktop.

To SetUp Oracle JDK you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.8 JDK8.




Some Java 8 Features:

  • LAMBDA Expressions Programming
  • The Stream API
  • The Nashorn Javascript Engine

To the How-to Install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint Debian Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 8 Development on Eclipse and IntelliJ IDEA on Mint Linux.

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

The Content and Details of How-to Install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint Debian 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 JDK8 for Linux:

    Oracle JDK8 i586/x8664 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the JDK8 tar.gz Archive and Extract into
    /tmp

    Install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint Debian - Java JDK 8 tar.gz Extraction Path
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvfz jdk1.8*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint Debian - Open Terminal Window

  4. Relocate JDK 8

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Make a jvm Directory if Not already there with

    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi
    chown -R root:root /tmp/jdk1.8*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

    chmod -R +x /tmp/jdk1.8*/bin

    Finally Shift the Java content with

    mv /tmp/jdk1.8* /usr/lib/jvm/
    
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK 8

    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8*/bin/java 1065
    
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8*/bin/javac 1065
    
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8*/bin/jar 1065
    
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8*/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 Selection Number on First Column. :)

    Lastly to Exit from the Super-User session:

    exit
  6. Test New Java JDK 8 Installation

    java -version
  7. How-to Install Eclipse Java on Linux Mint Debian
    Install Eclipse for Java.

    How-to Install Netbeans 8 IDE for Java on Linux Mint Debian:
    Setup NetBeans Java for Mint.

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

    Welcome to Java 8 Challenge! ;)

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