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Ubuntu noob here. When using Windows I just copy paste this in cmd:

set Path=C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_60\bin
set HomePath= C:\Program Files\Java\ jdk1.8.0_60

What would the syntax for this be in Ubuntu? assuming /usr/bin/java. A concise answer would be appreciated.

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Here it is:


Like the other answer said, the linux equivalent is this:


But how will you find out the /path/to/your/jdk? (Assuming you are a noob here). For that, you will have to run this command:

which java

which is a standard linux command that gives you the full path to any file (or blank if the file isn't locatable). This will return you a path like /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_05/bin, and after removing the /bin at the end, you can take the rest of path and assign it to JAVA_HOME.

Hope that helps.

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