Install Oracle Java (JDK) 7 in Ubuntu via PPA Repository

Posted by hotice on Jan 18, 2012 1:56 AM EDT
WebUpd8; By Andrew Dickinson
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Oracle JDK7 itself is not hosted in the PPA because that's not allowed by the new Java license (which is also the reason why it has been removed from the official Ubuntu repositories); the package in the PPA automatically downloads Oracle Java (JDK) 7 from its official website and installs it on your computer, just like the flashplugin-installer package does.

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