How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Easy Guide

May 2nd, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JDK 10 Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Hello Xubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to SetUp Oracle JDK 10 for Xubuntu 16.04 you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.10.

The JDK 10 New Features:

  • A local-variable type inference
  • A clean garbage collector interface
  • Parallel full garbage collection
  • Enabling HotSpot to allocate the object heap on an alternative memory device
  • Enabling the Grall Java-based just-in-time compiler experimental in Linux/x64
  • Consolidation of the repositories of the JDK forest into a single one
  • Application class-data sharing, for executing a callback on threads without performing a global VM safepoint
  • Thread-local handshakes
  • Provision of a default set of root certificate authority certificates in the JDK

Finally, the Contents and Details of Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Install are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 10 for Linux:

    Oracle JDK 10 Linux tar.gz
  3. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/jdk-10*.tar.gz -C /tmp/

    How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide - Java JDK 10 tar.gz Extraction Path

  4. Relocate Java JDK 10

    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

    Set the root superUser as holder:

    chown -R root:root /tmp/jdk-10*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries:

    chmod -R +x /tmp/jdk-10*/bin

    Finally Shift the Java contents with:

    mv /tmp/jdk-10* /usr/lib/jvm/
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK 10
    You can directly Copy & Paste the Commands into Terminal…

    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk-10*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk-10*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk-10*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk-10*/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. :)

    How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide - JDK Configuration

  6. (Optional) Setting JAVA_HOME User Environment Variable

    su [myUserName]

    Or simply:

    exit

    And Edit the Bash environment Configuration file

    nano $HOME/.bashrc

    Append:

    export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk-10*

    Eventually to Check the JDK 10 exact PATH use in another window:

    ls /usr/lib/jvm/

    Ctr+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
    Next to Load the New Bash Environment:

    bash
  7. Finally Test New Java JDK 10 Installation

    java -version
  8. Java IDEs Installation on Xubuntu

    Eclipse IDE for Java Development Install on Xubuntu: Installing Eclipse IDE for Java Dev on Xubuntu.

    Netbeans IDE for Java Development Install on Xubuntu: Installing NetBeans IDE for Java Dev on Xubuntu.

    IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Java Development Install on Xubuntu: Installing IntelliJ IDEA for Java Dev on Xubuntu.

    Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start Up with Java 10 Development.

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