How to install Oracle Java 8 JDK on Linux Mint Debian Edition

  (1) Download the tar.gz (x86 or x64, depending on your platform)of latest JDK from the Oracle web site; (2) extract the content of the tar.gz file into /usr/local/java/ (you will need root privileges); (3) supposing the latest version is jdk1.8.0_25 then run the following commands: sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/java” “java” “/usr/local/java/jdk1.8.0_25/bin/java” 1 sudo update-alternatives […]

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Set up Eclipse and Tomcat 7 on Linux to create Java RESTful Web Services with Jersey

  Install Eclipse and Tomcat 7 by running in a terminal: sudo apt-get install eclipse tomcat7 -y assign the tomcat7 group to your user. Assuming your username is pippo, run: sudo adduser pippo tomcat7 Note: you need to log out and log back in for the changes to take effect. stop the system-wide Tomcat by running: /usr/share/tomcat7/bin/shutdown.sh prevent […]

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Things to do after installing Ubuntu 13.04

From Software Sources: select “Other Software”; check “Canonical Partners”; install squid-deb-proxy-client to auto-discover caching-enabled machines in the local network by running:: sudo apt-get install squid-deb-proxy-client -y install some basic software by running in a terminal: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install vim eclipse-platform openjdk-7-jdk meld chromium-browser skype gimp inkscape gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly gstreamer1.0-libav gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad rar p7zip-full […]

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How to install Oracle Java 6 JDK on Ubuntu 12.10

download the .bin JDK from here; run the following commands (if you have a 32-bit machine replace x64 with i586): chmod +x jdk-6u43-linux-x64.bin ./jdk-6u43-linux-x64.bin sudo chown root. -R jdk1.6.0_43/ sudo mv jdk1.6.0_43/ /usr/lib/jvm/ sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/java” “java” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_43/bin/java” 1 sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/javac” “javac” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_43/bin/javac” 1 sudo update-alternatives –install “/usr/bin/javaws” “javaws” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_43/bin/javaws” 1 sudo update-alternatives –config […]

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How to install Android SDK on Ubuntu 11.10

Install Oracle Java 6 JDK; install Eclipse by running: sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform -y if you are running a 64-bit distribution run: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs -y start Eclipse, then select Help > Install New Software: add the following repositories: Name: Eclipse Indigo Location: http://download.eclipse.org/releases/indigo/ Name: ADT Plugin Location: https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ select the checkbox next to “Developer Tools” and […]

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