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Choosing a Java Version on Ubuntu

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Choosing a Java Version on Ubuntu

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Learn how integrating security into DevOps to deliver "DevSecOps" requires changing mindsets, processes and technology.

When you have got multiple versions of Java installed, you can choose which one you want to use by running the update-alternatives command.

Running this command shows a list of installed Java JDKs and JREs allowing one to be selected as the default that is used when java needs to be executed.

sudo update-alternatives --config javac

If you prefer to use a gui instead of the command line, you can execute galternatives instead and define the default versions of software with the following dialog.

sudo galternatives

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