Oracle Java 7 Update 40 (7u40) Released, Ubuntu PPA Updated

Quick update: Oracle has released Java 7 Update 40 (7u40) today and the new version is available in the WebUpd8 Java PPA, for Ubuntu and Debian users.Oracle Java 7u40 introduces the following new features:Java Mission Control (JMC), an advanced monitoring and diagnostics tool inherited from JRockit is now fully supported on JDK 7. This is […]

Oracle Releases Java 7 Update 25 (7u25) With 40 Critical Security Updates, Ubuntu PPA Updated

Quick update: Oracle has released Java 7 Update 25 and the new version is available in the WebUpd8 Oracle Java PPA, for Ubuntu and Debian users.Oracle Java 7 Update 25 (7u25) comes with fixes for 40 security vulnerabilities, along with other non-security fixes. Since JDK 6 hasn’t been updated with the latest security patches, if [...]

Oracle Releases Updates For Java 7 (JDK 7u15) and 6 (JDK 6u41), PPA Updated

Quick update: Oracle has released a Critical Patch Update for Java 6 (JDK 6u41) and 7 (JDK 7u15). Also, 6u41 is the last public Java 6 release and Oracle no longer recommends using it in production, so if you’re using it, you should upgrade to Java 7.For more information, see the release notes:Oracle JDK7Oracle JDK6The [...]

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 [...]