Can you please advise. I tried to install Java 8u51 plugin. But I'm not able to activate it. Please see below what I get in terminal:

$ java -version

bash: /usr/bin/java: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

$ sudo update-alternatives --config java

There are 4 choices for the alternative java (providing /usr/bin/java).

Selection Path Priority Status

0 /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386/jre/bin/java 1071 auto
mode 1 /opt/java/32/jdk1.8.0_51/bin/java 1 manual mode

2 /opt/jre/jdk1.8.0_51/bin/java 1000 manual mode

3 /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-i386/jre/bin/java 1061 manual mode

4 /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386/jre/bin/java 1071 manual mode

Can you please advise how I can get my Java working on Firefox?


Install Oracle java this way.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

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