How to Install Oracle Java Development Kit 7 (JDK7) in Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 via PPA

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How to Install Oracle Java Development Kit 7 (JDK7) In Ubuntu 11.10-12.04 via PPA

Oracle Java Development Kit 7 (jdk7) is Not Anymore hosted in the Official Ubuntu Repositories because that’s not allowed by the new Java license. this reason why JDK/JVM removed from the official Ubuntu repositories.

If you Install Oracle Java Development Kit 7 via PPA, Package JDK7 will be automatically downloads and installs from official website and then install it on your ubuntu computer, just like the flashplugin-installer package does

See guide how to How to Install Oracle Java Development Kit 7 (JDK7) In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 via PPA

How to Install Oracle Java Development Kit 7 (JDK7) In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 via PPA

This package provides Oracle Java Development Kit 7 (which includes JRE and the Java browser plugin). However, you can’t only install Oracle JRE – the PPA only provides the full Oracle JDK7 package.

Add ppa (ppa:webupd8team/java) then install Oracle Java Development Kit 7, run command below in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo mkdir -p /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins #just in case, this will be added to the package in the next version
sudo apt-get install oracle-jdk7-installer 

To remove Oracle Java Development Kit 7, run command below :

sudo apt-get remove oracle-jdk7-installer

via:webupd8.org

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