How to Install Oracle JDK 6 on LXLE 12.04 LTS 32-64bit Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

May 31, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Oracle JDK 6 on LXLE 12.04 32/64-bit

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 6 i586/x8664 for LXLE 12.04 LTS Pantheon 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 LXLE Linux.

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

The Contents and Details of How to Install Oracle JDK 6 on LXLE 12.04 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 for Linux:

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

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Install Oracle JDK 6 on LXLE 12.04 - Open Terminal
  3. Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive

    sudo su

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

    cd && cd Downloads
    ./jdk1.6*.bin
  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 with Java Development on Eclipse IDE:

    Eclipse for Java Quick-Start on LXLE
  7. How to Install Latest Eclipse 2019-03 R Java JEE for LXLE:

    Eclipse 2019-03 R IDE JEE for LXLE

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