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Ubuntu: Installing JDK and MongoDB

I've started using Ubuntu recently and I'm still getting used to the new shortcuts and others.

Since the installation was also done by me, I encountered few issues.

Following are the few things which one could encounter and I've included the links to save time.

How to install JDK on Ubuntu…


wget http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/6u34-b04/jdk-6u34-linux-i586.bin
$ chmod u+x jdk-6u34-linux-i586.bin
$ ./jdk-6u34-linux-i586.bin
$ sudo mkdir -p /usr/lib/jvm
$ sudo mv jdk1.6.0_34 /usr/lib/jvm/
$ sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/java” “java” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_34/bin/java” 1
$ sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/javac” “javac” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_34/bin/javac” 1
$ sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin.so” “mozilla-javaplugin.so” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_34/jre/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so” 1
$ sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/javaws” “javaws” “/usr/lib/jvm/jre1.6.0_34/bin/javaws” 1

  IMPORTANT choose the java you installed as default

How to enable hibernation



[Re-enable hibernate by default]

How to install MongoDB


sudo service mongodb stop

How to solve the VirtualBox Error
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

Thanks everyone who have contributed to the solutions. Without those, it is not possible for people like me to proceed further.

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