This procedure installs the Java Development Kit (JDK) for 64-bit Linux, using an archive binary file (.tar.gz). Download the JDK from Oracle’s site. The download to the newest version is always linked from http://java.oracle.com
javac -version Create folder: /usr/local/java sudo cp -r jdk-8u102-linux-x64.tar.gz /usr/local/java/ cd /usr/local/java sudo tar zxvf jdk-8u102-linux-x64.tar.gz nano ~/.profile Add to ~/.profile export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/java/jdk1.8.0_102 export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin Log out and in again (or do . ~/.profile), and everything should just work.