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if I install JDK do I also need to install JRE

if I install JDK 1.7 do I also need to install JRE 1.7 to support Tomcat? I have installed the openJDK package and that seems to include JRE. java -version shows that java 1.7 has been installed
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Do I need JDK & JRE in Ubuntu?

In Windows 7 I had to install jdk & jre to program with eclipse. In the software center I can only find OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime. Do I need both to program in eclipse?
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install JRE 1.6 on 1.5 JDK

I have Oracle JDK and JRE 1.5 installed ubuntu LTS. I want to keep JDK 1.5 and install Oracle JRE as 1.6. please let me know the steps or any clear source where I can get this done
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Installation of a second Java SDK

I have Java sdk 1.7 installed correctly. It turns out I need the version of 1.6 also (an application needs it). How do I install the version of 1.6 and how do I make sure that we'll both work ...
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“Please ensure you have JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE” message

I have java installed aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis java java: /usr/bin/java /usr/bin/X11/java /usr/local/java /usr/share/java aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis javac javac: /usr/bin/javac /usr/bin/X11/javac and ...
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JDK/JRE explanation of comands for install

Maybe this is a simple question. I don't find the explanation of the commands for install Java JDK and JRE I downloaded the jdk-7u5-linux-x64.tar.gz and jre-7u5-linux-x64.tar.gz, I extracted these ...
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How to Install JDK 1.7 using a RPM package?

Edit Start I have had eclipse running for a while now. And have been developing a java based server. Edit End Today, eclipse, java project, right click, properties, java build path (jdk 1.6) is ...
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How do I make java default to a manually installed JRE/JDK?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 installed on my machine, on the previous versions of Ubuntu it was deadly easy, now there is this command update-java-alternatives with a really bad man page. I just have my ...
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Installing Spark on ubuntu

I am installing Spark IM Client for Ubuntu. The tar.gz doesn't appear to be functional at ALL, (considering the /bin directory is completely empty and lacks important things like unpack200) but I ...
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Web start (jnlp) problem with Oracle 7 Java

I have just met a annoying problem with my java. I tried to install jre and jdk on my Ubuntu 12.04 but something must have go wrong. I can run java -version to see java version and javac -version to ...
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Changing JVM in Java

I only recently discovered the different JVM's on the wiki page and thought I'd start tinkering. Its been difficult to find documentation on how to configure Java on Ubuntu though. Lets say I wanted ...
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2answers
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How do I remove SUN Java and use OpenJDK instead?

As a programmer I use java for learning to code in Netbeans. I installed Sun java 6 long time ago over openJDK that came with my ubuntu just cause it seemed more responsive... Now that oracle left ...
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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 ...
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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/?