Monday, December 2, 2013

Ubuntu: Oracle Java 8 from PPA

You can easily add the official Oracle Java to Ubuntu if pages like webcam control panels or netbanking sites require it to work properly.

Write this to the terminal:

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java  
 sudo apt-get update  
 sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer  

Make sure that all programs will use this version of java by manually setting it:

 sudo update-java-alternatives -s java-8-oracle