Setup Oracle SDK without apt, manual setup

Sometimes it is useful to not use the default apt install for installing an Oracle SDK.

  1. Download the latest Oracle JDK tar.gz
    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html
  2. Extract the tar.gz and copy to your default location
  3. Create a “java” symlink
  4. Add these lines the user’s .bashrc

 

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