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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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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Globus Toolkit 4.0.x troubleshooting

Disclosure: this troubleshooting is intended for legacy applications which mandatory need the version 4.0.x of Globus Toolkit. If you don’t have an impelling reason to install that particular version, it is highly recommended that you install the latest version available of Globus Toolkit from its official web site and follow the installation guide of the […]

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Useful Linux howtos

Applications to install Oracle Java JDK follow these instructions; to compare files or directories use “Meld Diff Viewer”. You can install it by running: sudo apt-get install meld to install Microsoft’s Core Font package run: sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer to synchronize folders, files and make backups use “Conduit Synchronizer”. You can install it by running: […]

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