How to Install JAVA 8 (JDK 8u66) on Ubuntu & LinuxMint Via PPA
Stable release has been released on and available to download and install on official download page. Oracle Java PPA for and is being maintained by Webupd8 Team. JAVA 8 is released with many of new features and security updates, read more about whats new in Oracle Java 8.
Installing Java 8 on Ubuntu
add-apt-repositoryppa:webupd8team/java $ sudo apt-getupdate $ sudo apt-getinstall oracle-java8-installer
Verify Installed Java Version
root@hackthesec:~$ java -version java version "
1.8.0_66" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_66-b17) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.66-b17, mixed mode)
Configuring Java Environment
$ sudo apt-get