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Unable to install Java JDK 6 on Ubuntu 13.10 x64?

  • Posted March 16, 2014

I followed the instructions as per this webpage https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-java-on-ubuntu-with-apt-get

The following is the output

Setting up libxfont1:amd64 (1:1.4.6-1ubuntu0.1) … Setting up java-common (0.48ubuntu2) … Setting up oracle-java6-installer (6u45-0~webupd8~3) … Downloading Oracle Java 6… –2014-03-16 04:21:49-- http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/6u45-b06/jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin Resolving download.oracle.com (download.oracle.com)… 23.59.190.131, 23.59.190.130 Connecting to download.oracle.com (download.oracle.com)|23.59.190.131|:80… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 302 Moved Temporarily Location: https://edelivery.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/6u45-b06/jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin [following] –2014-03-16 04:21:49-- https://edelivery.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/6u45-b06/jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin Resolving edelivery.oracle.com (edelivery.oracle.com)… 23.214.22.140 Connecting to edelivery.oracle.com (edelivery.oracle.com)|23.214.22.140|:443… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 302 Moved Temporarily Location: http://download.oracle.com/errors/download-fail-1505220.html [following] –2014-03-16 04:21:49-- http://download.oracle.com/errors/download-fail-1505220.html Connecting to download.oracle.com (download.oracle.com)|23.59.190.131|:80… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK Length: 5307 (5.2K) [text/html] Saving to: âjdk-6u45-linux-x64.binâ

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2014-03-16 04:21:49 (454 MB/s) - âjdk-6u45-linux-x64.binâ saved [5307/5307]

Download done. Removing outdated cached downloads… sha256sum mismatch jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin Oracle JDK 6 is NOT installed. dpkg: error processing oracle-java6-installer (–configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already Setting up gsfonts (1:8.11+urwcyr1.0.7~pre44-4.2ubuntu1) … Setting up x11-common (1:7.7+1ubuntu6) …

  • Setting up X socket directories… [ OK ] Processing triggers for ureadahead … Setting up xfonts-encodings (1:1.0.4-1ubuntu1) … Setting up xfonts-utils (1:7.7~1ubuntu1) … Setting up gsfonts-x11 (0.22) … Processing triggers for libc-bin … Errors were encountered while processing: oracle-java6-installer E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Any ideas, i also the same issue even if install Jaav JDK 7?

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Steps to install Java, <br> <br>apt-get update <br> <br>apt-get upgrade <br> <br>sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk <br> <br>This solution had worked for me you can maybe try it out.

I prefer to use Oracle JDK, <br> <br>I had to manually install it it <br> <br>First was to download jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin from Oracle <br> <br>Then execute the following commands <br> <br> chmod +x jdk-6u45-linux-* <br> mkdir /usr/lib/jvm/ <br> cp jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin /usr/lib/jvm/ <br> cd /usr/lib/jvm/ <br> ./jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin <br> update-alternatives --install “/usr/bin/java” “java” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_45/bin/java” 1 <br> update-alternatives --install “/usr/bin/javac” “javac” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_45/bin/javac” 1 <br> update-alternatives --install “/usr/bin/javaws” “javaws” “/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.0_45/bin/javaws” 1 <br> update-alternatives --config java <br> update-alternatives --config javac <br> update-alternatives --config javaws <br>

Or you can use the one Darius mentioned. Which is a newer version.

Why not use openjdk 7? <br> <br>Just do apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk openjdk-7-jre