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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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How to install Oracle Java on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, x64 architecture, and I specifically need to install Oracle Java. Now I know there are some instructions on the website which I follow but the same website does not ...
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How do I update Oracle Java 7 (JDK and JRE)

Recently, I've installed JDK 7 from the Oracle site, using these instructions. Now, I'm wondering what is the correct method to update it (or, better, to keep up-to-date automatically)? For instance, ...
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How to install sql developer on ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install SQL developer on Ubuntu 14.04. I have followed some tutorials but none of them worked. So I am asking you if you know how to install Sql developer.
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How to install Oracle Express 11gR2?

I need a Step By Step guide for Installing Oracle Database Express Edition version 11g Release R2 on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.1 LTS 64 bit Edition
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Setup and install IntelliJ with JDK

Is there any scripts for downloading and installing IntelliJ with JavaJDK or OpenJDK? I don't know how I did it before using Ubuntu 12.10 but I'm now on a fresh 13.04 install and I have been looking ...
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How to remove Oracle JDK

I didn't find article any related articles How to remove Oracle JDK there are some related articles but they didn't solve the problem. I installed Oracle JDK tarball file from Oracle site by ...
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Why isn't Oracle Java included in the standard Ubuntu repo?

Unlike many popular programming languages, the popular Oracle Java package is only available using a PPA, not by the official repo. Why isn't Oracle Java included in the standard Ubuntu repo?
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How do I enable multiple cores in my virtual enviroment?

I've installed Ubuntu in a virtual enviroment using Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager and it works great. However I'd like to enable multiple cores - as seen in the image below my Windows machine has 2 ...
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How can I uninstall oracle java 8 and install oracle java 7 instead with webupd8 installer?

I installed oracle java 8 by typing in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer but now I want to uninstall oracle ...
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How do I manually install the Oracle Java Plugin for Google Chrome and Firefox?

How to install Java Plugin to these browsers manually ? I downloaded JRE from Oracle Site, run it in terminal. Now, what I should do ?. I want to do it manually because, I want to be up-date with ...
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Installing Oracle database 12c on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there anyone out there that got Oracle 12c working on Ubuntu 14.04? I tried following this tutorial (which is written for installing Oracle 12c on Ubuntu 12.04): But in linking faze I encountered ...
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How can I install Oracle 11g R2?

The title itself is more than self explanatory. I simply need a way to install Oracle's 11g R2 in the latest version of Ubuntu, I'm using a 32-bit OS, and I need to know how to install the x86 ...
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Where is the Oracle java jdk keystore located?

Installed Oracle Java with the webupd8 ppa and need to tweak some policy settings (access to clipboard specifically) webUpd8 plug: ...
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“Oracle JDK 7 Is NOT installed” error?

I'm trying to install JDK7 on ubuntu 12.4. In the first try, the power has gone and the laptop shutdown in the middle of downloading JDK7 using terminal as I was using the next terminal commands ...
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db5 error(-30969) from dbenv->open: BDB0091 DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version mismatch

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and trying to unzip rpm file like sudo alien --scripts -d oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm I am getting like error: db5 error(-30969) from dbenv->open: BDB0091 ...
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OpenJDK-8/Oracle JDK 8 Font Patches for Ubuntu

Is there a patched version of OpenJDK-8 or Oracle JDK 8 for Ubuntu 14.10 which fixes ugly fonts in Java Applications (Jetbrains products, Netbeans etc.)? I had previously installed a patched version ...
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How do I bypass the license page to download Oracle/Sun Java on a server with wget?

I'm trying to install Liferay on Ubuntu Server 12.04, which requires JRE and recommends version 6. I can't find JRE6 in an authoritative repository, and I can't work out how to get past the licence ...
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OpenJDK vs. Oracle JDK for Android Studio

When I run Android Studio with OpenJDK installed I get a warning recommending the use of Oracle JDK. Is Oracle JDK actually better or is it fine to just stick with OpenJDK? Installing Oracle JDK seems ...
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How to install Oracle Java web plugin on Chrome in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Sun/Oracle’s proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? I've tried a whole lot of guides, but at best I ended up with neither Google Chrome not Firefox ...
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How to download and install Oracle Java by a script?

The popular WebUpd8 Team PPA is not being updated. It has still obsolete versions like 8u45. I manually downloaded JDK from Oracle site and replaced it. Is there a way to automatically check Oracle ...
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Android Studo showing :“OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues.”

I have recently installed Android Studio on my Ubuntu 12.10 64bit machine, but every time that I opened it kept giving the following error "OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues. We ...
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install jdk in ubuntu

I am trying to install oracle jdk7 64bit on my computer. And I found this How do I install Oracle Java JDK 7? However I found that it use the update-alternative -install to install the jdk which is ...
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Why does apt-get keep waiting for headers on Oracle repository?

I have this at the end of my /etc/apt/sources.list to retrieve Oracle code: deb http://oss.oracle.com/debian unstable main non-free When I run sudo apt-get update, the app gets stuck displaying ...
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Apps launched from shell scripts do not run from Unity bar

I can run Oracle's SQL Developer 3.0 by clicking on "sqldeveloper.sh" from the file manager and then clicking "Run". When I add it to the Unity menu (Right-click running icon in menu, click "Keep in ...
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Oracle 12c Installation Error: “Exception … Could not initialize class sun.awt.X11.XToolkit”

I have been trying to install oracle 12 c on Ubuntu 14.10 but facing the below mentioned error.Could some one please check this and advise me how to fix this error? Checking Temp space: must be ...
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How to uninstall Java 7 binaries installed from Oracle?

I installed Java 7 using the instructions here: http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Oracle-Java-on-Ubuntu-Linux I want to know how to revert this i.e. uninstall Java 7. I am on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit
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Replacing the OpenJDK with the Oracle JDK

I've had the archive file for Oracle's JDK for some time and have been running java applications through ~/Downloads/jdk1.7.0/bin/java -jar <jarfile> for some time, but I'm wondering if there's ...
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Switch to Oracle Java JDK in 14.04?

Ubuntu 14.04 comes with OpenJDK after updating from 13.10. $ java -version java version "1.7.0_55" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.4.7) (7u55-2.4.7-1ubuntu1) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM ...
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Oracle installation script execution privileges: “oracle is not in the sudoers file”

I'm currently installing Oracle 11g on Ubuntu 10.10 It had been asked to execute some scripts as "root" while installation. I'm doing: oracle@sergio:/u01/app/oraInventory$ sudo sh orainstRoot.sh ...
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Error installing oracle-java8-installer from webup8team ppa

Does anyone know how to fix this? First I did: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java Then I did: sudo apt-get update And then: $ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer Reading ...
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Oracle Java 7 Removing Error!

fellow Linuxeers! So, I've had this problem recently when I tried to remove Oracle's Java 7 after it didn't want to work correctly. So, when I tried to: sudo apt-get purge oracle-java7-install I ...
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How can I modify the default behaviour of Ubuntu 12.04 (& 12.10) to prevent a symbolic link from /dev/shm to /run/shm ever being created on boot up?

Whilst installing Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.04 by following the Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 howto and have encountered the Oracle memory target problem with ...
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How to downgrade Oracle Java 7 to Java 6?

I recently changed my Wubi install into a full install, which runs a lot smoother than Wubi. I had to re-install all my stuff, because I did it the lazy-man's way, and after reinstalling Java, I ...
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Download failed : Oracle JDK 7 is NOT installed

When i try to install something it gives me this error: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden 2014-04-23 09:32:53 ERROR 403: Forbidden. download failed Oracle JDK 7 is ...
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Install JUnit with Oracle Java 7 already instaled

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 with Oracle Java 7 installed (as described here). I want to install JUnit 4 but if I do a simple sudo apt-get install junit, it starts to download openjdk and the like (which ...
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Oracle Java 7 on Linux PowerPC

I give up trying to figure this one out on my own. The information on this website: http://www.yellowdog-board.com/viewtopic.php?t=2935 and on this one: ...
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How to install Oracle Database 11g Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.10?

I installed the Oracle database following the steps mentioned in this blog. Downloaded 11g express edition Created a new user oracle under the group dba. Following steps are executed using this. ...
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Why doesn't java -version return anything with Oracle's JRE 7?

I've been following these steps and got up to the check version of new JRE installation part but java -version doesn't return anything. I have run sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java ...
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installing Oracle Database 10g XE Server in Ubuntu 11.04, “E: Unable to locate package oracle-xe”

I have read many posts for installing Oracle Database 10g XE Server in Ubuntu, such as this But I get an error: E: Unable to locate package oracle-xe when execute the command sudo apt-get ...
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Is there anything wrong with java-package?

There is a question about How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java JDK 6/7/8 or JRE? There are 23 answers at the moment, most of them are either explaining how to do it manually (unpack, move ...
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How do I update Java to 8u51 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm a casual Linux user and recently Firefox started sending me a bunch of vulnerability warnings (as in, even more than anything I had experienced before) regarding my current Java version (8u45), ...
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Battery Indicator Missing, Cannot Install Because No JDK 7

I'm really new to the whole linux deal, but I'm on a laptop and a battery gauge would be extremely helpful. Whenever I try sudo apt-get install indicator-power it gives me: `Reading package ...
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Java Oracle Installation /usr/bin/java: cannot execute binary file

Hi I've been trying for 1 day to get Oracle Java running on Ubuntu. I have a powermac g5 with Ubuntu 12.04 ppc64. uname -a : Linux LK37 3.2.0-53-powerpc64-smp #81-Ubuntu SMP Thu Aug 22 21:17:14 UTC ...
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Minecraft doesn't connect to Mojang servers/the internet (15.04) [duplicate]

I've been trying to run Minecraft on Ubuntu 15.04 for a while. Whenever I try running, it won't download the launcher pack and it gives me this message: Bootstrap (v5) Current time is Jun 19, 2015 ...
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Mouse scroll not working on Oracle VirtualBox

I have Windows7x64 and Oracle VirtualBox 4.1.18 installed on it.I installed Ubuntu 12.04x64 and when I use it, mouse scrolling(Logitech M175) is not working. What I should do to make it work?
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sqlplus: command not found on Ubuntu

I just installed Oracle Database 11g R2 on Ubuntu. I tried to run sqlplus but I got this message : sqlplus: command not found These are the values of : $ORACLE_SID, $ORACLE_HOME and $PATH ...
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Problem installing Oracle 10g Express edition

I have installed Oracle 10g Express edition in Ubuntu 10.10 and it doesn't show or ask to give my password during installation. When I click on "start database" it gave the warning "Operation failed, ...
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how to install oracle 10g xe on ubuntu 11.04

I have read from here how to install oracle 10g xe in ubuntu 10.x but not in 11.04 (64 bit). But with 11.04 it does not work anymore because of dependency exceptions. So, how to install oracle 10g xe ...