I'm new and I really need to know how to install java, can anyone help me?

Asked by Geoffrey P on 2012-08-11

I'm very new to linux and Ubuntu, and I haven't gotten the hang of things yet. Can anyone give me a walkthrough on how to download java? ( Please be very descriptive, It won't hurt but it will probably help a lot). Thanks!

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Ubuntu sun-java6 Edit question
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actionparsnip
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2012-08-11
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2012-08-11

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer

Geoffrey P (geoffreydabomb25) said : #2

Wow every other person made it complicated to install it, but what you said worked perfectly.. Thanks a lot!

Geoffrey P (geoffreydabomb25) said : #3

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.

Ubuntu is easy dude, just use the OS and you will learn