Steps to Install Java on Ubuntu OS

Steps to Install Java on Ubuntu OS

Introduction :-

In this article, we will guide you how to install Java on Ubuntu. The default installation of java on Ubuntu is not directly provided by Oracle.

Steps to Install Java:-

We can install it using the apt-get command.

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update


Install Oracle JDK 8:-

To install Oracle JDK 8

sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

Managing different Version of Java on the Same system:-

When we have multiple Java installations on our system, the Java version to use as default can be chosen. To do this we have to execute the following command:-

sudo update-alternatives --config java






To choose the default java version, we have to provide the selection number. as if I have to use Java 6, then I have to provide selection number 1.






To check the default version of Java, we can check it using the below-mentioned command:-

Java -version





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