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After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 Eclipse 3.8 can't find any installed Java VM. I have the Sun JDK 1.7 and the openJDK7 installed.

I have tried modifying the eclipse.ini to point it to one of the installed Java VMs:

-vm
/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java

This lets Eclipse start but it does not recognize any Java.

-vm
/usr/java/jdk1.7.0_21/bin/java

With this Eclipse crashes at startup with the following error message:

JVM terminated. Exit code=1
/usr/java/jdk1.7.0_21/bin/java

Pointing to the java files in the respective jre directories has the same results.

Any ideas?

Update: I have updated the Oracle Java to 1.8. Now it doesn't crash Eclipse anymore and behaves exactly the same as openJDK7. Eclipse doesn't see either.

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Install the JDK from here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html

worked for me.

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