Installing the latest java drivers

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darrendazzler

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I went to java.com to check my driver and have been given four options, one of which I am suppose to download, I currently have Linux Mint 17 64bit.

So the four options are,

Linux RPM
Linux
Linux x64
Linux x64 RPM

I assume it's one of the 'x64' versions ?
 


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ryanvade

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Java is not a driver.
https://www.java.com/en/download/faq/whatis_java.xml
To install Oracle Java:
Code:
sudo apt-get purge openjdk*
Code:
sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
Code:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java && sudo apt-get update
For Java 8:
Code:
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
For Java 7:
Code:
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer
To install Open Java (recommended):
Code:
sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre
or
Code:
sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jre
 


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