How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Linux Mint 19 Easy Guide

August 10, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Oracle JDK 10 Install Linux Mint 19

Hello Linux Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to SetUp Oracle JDK 10 for Linux Mint 19 you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.10 JDK 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 Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina 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 Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina Easy Guide - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina Easy Guide - 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 Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina 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 owner:

    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

    And for the Java Compiler instead:

    sudo update-alternatives --config javac

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Selection Number on First Column. :)

    How to Install Oracle JDK 10 on Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina Easy Guide - JDK Configuration

  6. (Optional) Setting JAVA_HOME User Environment Variable

    su [myUserName]

    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 :)
    Load New Bash Config:

    bash
  7. Finally, Test New Java JDK 10 Installation

    java -version
  8. Java IDEs Installation on Linux Mint

    Eclipse IDE for Java Development Install on Linux Mint: Installing Eclipse IDE for Java Dev on Linux Mint.

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

    IntelliJ IDEA 2019 for Java Development Install on Linux Mint: Installing IntelliJ IDEA for Java Dev on Linux Mint.

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

    Welcome to Java 10 New Dev Env! ;)


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