Installing Oracle Java 6 on Ubuntu
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- Download jdk-6u32-linux-x64.bin from this link. If you have used 32-bit Ubuntu installation, download jdk-6u32-linux-x32.bin instead.
To make the downloaded bin file executable use the following command
chmod +x jdk-6u32-linux-x64.bin
To extract the bin file use the following command
Using the following command create a folder called "jvm" inside /usr/lib if it is not already existing
sudo mkdir /usr/lib/jvm
Move the extracted folder into the newly created jvm folder
sudo mv jdk1.6.0_32 /usr/lib/jvm/
To install the Java source use following commands
sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_32/bin/javac 1 sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_32/bin/java 1 sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_32/bin/javaws 1
To make this default java
sudo update-alternatives --config javac sudo update-alternatives --config java sudo update-alternatives --config javaws
To make symlinks point to the new Java location use the following command
ls -la /etc/alternatives/java*
To verify Java has installed correctly use this command
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