32-bit Oracle Java instructions:64-bit Oracle Java instructions: Modify your Linux system PATH: Inform your system of the updated Oracle Java version: Community Q&A This document is intended to assist with the upgrade of the many new release versions of Oracle Java JDK/JRE on Ubuntu Linux.Every so often, due to bug fixes and security issues Oracle releases updates to their version of the Java JDK/JRE.Note 2 : As you said that you get the As you did not specify whether you want to install Open JDK or Oracle JDK, my answer covers Oracle JDK. What follows applies to JDK8 too and for all Ubuntu versions of yours or higher.Oracle JDK7 itself is not hosted in the PPA because that's not allowed by the new Java license (which is also the reason why it has been removed from the official Ubuntu repositories); the package in the PPA automatically downloads Oracle Java JDK 7 from its official website and installs it on your Ubuntu / Linux Mint computer, just like the flashplugin-installer package does.
It appears though that the requirement of glibc being at least 2.5 is satisfied) Another possible solution is to add the PPA repository from the project ubuntu-justchedavailable in the Github.
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Note: For downloading Java other flavors of Linux see Java for Ubuntu, Java for Fedora The instructions below are for installing version Java 8 Update 73 (8u73).
You may also need to Install Oracle Java 8 on your Linux system.
You will require the PPA maintained by Webupd8 Team to Install Oracle JAVA 8 on Your Ubuntu and Linux System.
I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and now my Java Version is not updated.