I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS version 64 bit . what is the procedure for installing and running Java for development purpose. I am new to Linux and Unix platform. Thanks in advance
If you are connected to internet then just click on the "Ubuntu Software Center" and type Java in the search box, you will find Java IDE's in result. choose one that you were looking and select Install.
On the command line, type:
1) Goto http://www.java.com/en/download/linux_manual.jsp 2) Download the 64-bit package.
Change to the directory in which you want to install. Type:
For example, to install the software in the
Note about root access: To install Java in a system-wide location such as
Unpack the tarball and install Java:
The Java files are installed in a directory called
For my it's much easier to install it from software center, just go to development category java already there, Click to read more information i recommend you, if you need special kind of java, because ubuntu offers an Open JDK