Install Java 8 in Zorin 12.04 & 14.04

Install Java 8 in Zorin 12.04 & 14.04

Postby Wolfman » Sat Apr 25, 2015 6:17 am

As the title says, update your Java version to ver: 8 using the following tips:

1: Add the following PPA using the following terminal command (Ctrl + Alt + t):

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openjdk-r/ppa


Then run an update:

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sudo apt-get update


2: Now close the terminal and open Synaptic and type "open jre" in search and remove everything shown in the following pic (right click and mark for complete removal!) (You do not have to remove the other versions of Java if you don't want to!):

Synaptic Package Manager _004.jpg


3: Then mark the two packages "openjdk-8-jre & openjdk-8-jre-headless" for installation, click on "Mark All Upgrades" and then on "Apply", and restart after doing that and you should now have this!:

Synaptic Package Manager _006.jpg


Sorted!. :D

If you have multiple versions of Java installed, run the following terminal command (Ctrl + Alt + t) to configure Java:

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sudo update-alternatives --config java


See also:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java

For the risk-takers among you, there is also a PPA for Java 9 but it is still not fully tested by lab mice so USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!:

http://tipsonubuntu.com/2015/03/21/inst ... in-ubuntu/
Regards Wolfman :D

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Re: Install Java 8 in Zorin 12.04 & 14.04

Postby Wolfman » Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:11 pm

Updated!. :D
Regards Wolfman :D

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