How to install Oracle Java on Ubuntu
You can install Oracle Java on Ubuntu using the following steps. First, you need to add Oracle’s PPA, provided by the WebUpd8 team.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update
Once it is completed, you can install different Java versions as per your requirement.
Oracle Java 6
It is reached the end of life in February 2013. Hence it is not available for Ubuntu 16.04
sudo apt-get install oracle-java6-installer
Oracle Java 7
It is also not available for Ubuntu 16.04 as it was reached the end of life in April 2015.
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer
Oracle Java 8
It is the latest stable Version of Java.
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
Oracle Java 9
This version of Java is not recommended to install as it is a developer preview.
sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer
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