How to set Java Home & How to add Java Path on Ubuntu

We need to use the terminal to define JAVA_HOME environment variable and set Java path on your Linux. Use shortcut Alt+Ctrl+T to launch the command line.

How to set Java Home?

Edit ~/bashrc:

and add JAVA_HOME variable to the end of file:

Note: don’t forget to set your path to Java folder!

How to set Java path?

Add to the end of bashrc the following:

Recompile bashrc to apply changes otherwise, it will be visible only after reboot.

How to check JAVA_HOME?

Type “echo $JAVA_HOME” in the terminal.

Success output should looks like that:

Congratulations! Java Home environment variable and Java path are set on your Ubuntu environment and ready to use.

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