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How to Install Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu

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Although Ubuntu comes in with a preinstalled version of Oracle Java JDK, Android Studio requires a newer version to function properly on Linux. We’ve included a full guide on how to update Oracle Java JDk below:

1. Open your application drawer, then search & open Terminal.

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2. Insert the following commands into your Terminal and hit Enter:

3. The following message will appear. Hit Enter to begin the process.

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4. After a while, the installation will need additional space to complete the update. Type Y and hit Enter to confirm.

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5. Accept the oracle Binary Code license terms by selecting Yes.

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6. Wait until the updating process is complete.

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7.  Use javac -version to see the latest Java JDK version and java -version to see the version of Java installed on your system.

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    1. Windows is a closed-source operating system, the majority of which is based only on software developed by Microsoft.Ubuntu is an open-source Linux-based operating system that uses a significant portion of the Debian Linux-based operating system.
      We can’t give you a definitive answer, as it really depends on your or your needs. If you need a simple and fast solution you should go with Windows.On the other hand, if you’re kind of a tech geek that likes to mod everything, then go with Ubuntu.Just be advised that Ubuntu is so much more complicated that windows and will require you to do a fair share of learning.

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