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)


    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
  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 4.9 SimRel R Java JEE for LXLE:

    Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE JEE for LXLE

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