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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 to properly set up Sun's JDK? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Oracle's JDK 6? I'm trying to manually install the Sun JDK package (I have my reasons, don't bother asking why). I've successfully extracted the .bin file ...
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Sun's JDK on Ubuntu 11.10 Server Edition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Oracle Java JDK 6? How do I install Sun's JDK6 on Ubuntu 11.10 on command line ?
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How to install sun java 6 jdk and jre to Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Oracle JDK 6? For Hadoop, I should install sun-java6-jdk and jre to my Ubuntu 12.04. But, I could not manage to install. How can I install it to Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to install a specific version of java? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Oracle Java JDK 6? I want to install JDK 6u30 or later on ubuntu (but not java 7), how can I do so? I'm on ubuntu 11.10
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How to install Sun Java jdk 6 on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Oracle JDK 6? The issue has been posted in various sites, but didn't get any of them working for me. Who can help me? I followed the instructions at https://...
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8answers
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Are PPAs safe to add to my system and what are some “red flags” to watch out for?

I see a lot of interesting programs out there that can only be obtained by adding a "PPA" to the system but, if I'm understanding correctly, we should stay within the official "repositories" for ...
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How do I install Java?

How do I install Java, including in my browser, so websites with Java work?
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How to set default Java version?

I followed all the instructions stated at this question, but am encountering some problems with the last part of it. I actually have version 6.22 of java and would like to update to version 6.30. So ...
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3answers
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Trouble installing Java due to “./install.sfx: not found” error

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wanted to install Java and so I downloaded the 32-bit self extracting .bin file from http://www.java.com and tried to install it according to their instruction. ...
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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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2answers
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Problem installing Netbeans 7.0.1

i downloaded Netbeans 7.0.1 from netbeans.com for Linux, but i couldn't open it, i tried many applications but it didn't work, why? it says it's not supported and some times it gives me errors, ...
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Downgrade from OpenJDK 8 to OpenJDK 6

I have Ubuntu 16.04 (32bit) I have openjdk version "1.8.0_121" I am getting an error from a makefile saying: You are attempting to build with the incorrect version of java. Your version is: openjdk ...
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2answers
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how to install tomcat6 in ubuntu 16.04 using apt-get install

Is it possible to install tomcat6 in ubuntu 16.04? does ubuntu 16.04 supports tomcat6? when I try to install tomcat 6 using apt-get install i got the following message Reading package lists... Done ...
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1answer
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How to configure Firefox to use Oracle Java in XUbuntu 12.04?

It was ok in the past but something has broken some months ago and my bank client authentication Java applet stopped working. Now I have to reboot to Windows and use it from there. I have installed (...

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