If you are running Java programs on Ubuntu using Eclipse Maven or Netbeans etc you8217ll need to set JAVAHOME to your path. Otherwise your system will complain that 8220javahome environment variable is not set8221.

In this beginner8217s tutorial I8217ll show the steps to correctly set Java Home variable on Ubuntu. The steps should be valid for most other Linux distributions as well.

The process consists of these steps.

The simplest way to check if Java Development Kit JDK is installed on your Linux system is by running this command.

The above command checks the version of Java compiler. If it is installed it will show the Java version.

If the command shows an error like javac command not found you8217ll have to install JDK.

If Java Compiler is not installed on your system install Java Development Kit using this command.


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