Ubuntu: How to install Oracle JDK 8 with apt get

Oracle JDK can be easily installed in Ubuntu using apt. Using apt simplifies the job of updating the JDK from time to time.

To install Oracle JDK 8

sudo apt update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt update
sudo apt install oracle-java8-installer

 

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