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How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java JDK 6/7/8 or JRE?

I want to install Oracle's JRE and to update to the latest version with the Software Updater when they released. Is there a Ubuntu package that is provided by Canonical or Oracle? Before release Java ...
252
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0answers
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How do I install Oracle Java JDK 7? [duplicate]

If I downloaded the latest JDK from Oracle, do I just download the .tar file and extract it to /usr/lib/jvm/?
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8answers
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Are PPA's safe to add to my system and what are some “red flags” to watch out for?

I see a lot of interesting programs out there that can only be obtained by adding a "PPA" to the system but, if I'm understanding correctly, we should stay within the official "repositories" for ...
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11answers
113k views

How do I install Java?

How do I install Java and also in my browser so websites with Java work?
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2answers
94k views

How to set default Java version?

I have followed all the instructions stated at this question, but am encountering some problems with the last part of it. I actually have version 6.22 of java and would like to update to version ...
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3answers
9k views

Trouble installing Java due to “./install.sfx: not found” error

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wanted to install Java and so I downloaded the 32-bit self extracting .bin file from http://www.java.com and tried to install it according to their instruction. ...
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2answers
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Problem installing Netbeans 7.0.1

i downloaded Netbeans 7.0.1 from netbeans.com for Linux, but i couldn't open it, i tried many applications but it didn't work, why? it says it's not supported and some times it gives me errors, ...
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0answers
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How to properly set up Sun's JDK? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Oracle's JDK 6? I'm trying to manually install the Sun JDK package (I have my reasons, don't bother asking why). I've successfully extracted the ...
2
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2answers
707 views

I need help installing Java [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I recently dual booted Ubuntu and Windows Vista on my laptop and everything is running smoothly. The only problem is I am unable to install Java ...
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0answers
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Installing Java On Lubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

The name says it. I checked other sources, but can't really figure it out. I want to run Java games.
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1answer
989 views

How to install a specific version of java? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Oracle Java JDK 6? I want to install JDK 6u30 or later on ubuntu (but not java 7), how can I do so? I'm on ubuntu 11.10
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0answers
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Sun's JDK on Ubuntu 11.10 Server Edition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Oracle Java JDK 6? How do I install Sun's JDK6 on Ubuntu 11.10 on command line ?

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