I am unable to access many devices such as Firewall appliance, LBS/VPX, and network equipments due to Ubuntu’s incompatible openjdk and icedtea plugin.I also searched software center but unable to find Oracle Java 7.It's also important to note that the Oracle Java 8 installer is considered in alpha and is offered without any guarantees! If you ISP or router blocks the ports used by the Oracle Java 8 download servers, the installation may fail.Our PPA supports Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04, 15.10, 14.04 and 12.04 as well as Linux Mint 18, 17.x and 13.How do I install Oracle Java 7 and get rid of this incompatibility problems on Ubuntu Linux amd64 v12.04 LTS or v13.04 ?Debian / Ubuntu and much other Linux distros are switching to Open JDK (Open Java Development Kit).In this guide, we’ll install the Oracle Java development kit for building Java applications.
Everything is done automatically so you'll get updates through the update manager for JDK8 which includes JRE8 and the Java browser plugin.
Below you'll find instructions on how to install it in Ubuntu / Linux Mint via a PPA repository.
The PPA supports JDK8 for both 32bit and 64bit as well as ARM (ARM v6/v7 Hard Float ABI - there's no JDK 8 ARM Soft Float ABI archive available for download on Oracle's website).
Oracle Java can be downloaded from the official website over here - https:// However in this post we shall be installing Oracle Java using a ppa package maintained by the Web Up8 team.
The package downloads the latest oracle java builds in the background and then installs and configures it.