Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Installing Oracle Java 8 on Mint 17

Installed oracle java 8.

1. Resouces

2. Installation

Find current java version.

$ java -version
java version "1.7.0_65"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.5.3) (7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.65-b04, mixed mode)

Install a java installer: ppa::webupd8team/java
Go to System > Administration > Software Sources > ppa
Then add ppa::webupd8team/java. $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer (Follow the instructions when prompted.) $ java -version java version "1.8.0_25" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_25-b17) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.25-b02, mixed mode)

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