How to Install JDK 1.6 update 32 on Ubuntu 11.10

Currently Oracle prohibit the community from adding java to the linux repositories. So it needed to be manually download from oracle website and installed.

Java can be downloaded from:
From: http://www.devsniper.com/ubuntu-12-04-install-sun-jdk-6-7/

Steps to install java:
1.) Make the bin file executable:
chmod +x jdk-6u32-linux-x64.bin
2.) Extract the bin file:
./jdk-6u32-linux-x64.bin
3.) Move extracted folder:
sudo mv jdk1.6.0_32 /usr/lib/jvm/
4.) Install new java source in system:
sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_32/bin/javac 1
sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_32/bin/java 1
sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_32/bin/javaws 1
5.) Choose default java:
sudo update-alternatives --config javac
sudo update-alternatives --config java
sudo update-alternatives --config javaws
java version test:
java -version
6.) Verify the symlinks all point to the new java location:
ls -la /etc/alternatives/java*
How to Install JDK 1.6 update 32 on Ubuntu 11.10 How to Install JDK 1.6 update 32 on Ubuntu 11.10 Reviewed by Edward Legaspi on Sunday, June 17, 2012 Rating: 5

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