Install Oracle Java 8 In Ubuntu VIa PPA [JDK8]

Oracle Java 8 is expected in summer 2013, but there are some early access builds available for download already. I’ve got a request to upload it to the WebUpd8 Java PPA, and I did so you can now easily install Oracle JDK 8 (includes JRE 8) in Ubuntu / Debian and derivatives.Oracle Java 8 should only be used for testing purposes and/or by developers. Since this is a preview release, you’ll encounter bugs!As a reminder, the WebUpd8 Java PPA doesn’t include any Java binaries, just a script that automatically downloads and install Oracle Java. Everything is done automatically so you’ll get updates through the update manager for JDK8 which includes JRE8 and the Java browser plugin.If you want to install Oracle Java 7 instead, see THIS post.Install Oracle Java 8 (JDK8 and JRE8) in Ubuntu / Linux MintOur PPA supports Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, 11.10, 11.04, 10.10 and 10.04 as well as the corresponding Linux Mint versions. Add the PPA and install Oracle Java 8 (the package provides both JDK8 and JRE8) using the following commands:sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/javasudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installerOnce installed, running “java -version” in a terminal should output something like this:andrei@andrei-desktop:~$ java -versionjava version “1.8.0-ea”Java(TM) SE Runtime

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