Posted By: Anonymous
I installed JDK using apt-get install but I don’t know where my jdk folder is. I need to set the path for that. Does any one have a clue on the location?
This depends a bit from your package system … if the
java command works, you can type
readlink -f $(which java) to find the location of the java command. On the OpenSUSE system I’m on now it returns
/usr/lib64/jvm/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0/jre/bin/java (but this is not a system which uses
On Ubuntu, it looks like it is in
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/ for OpenJDK, and in some other subdirectory of
/usr/lib/jvm/ for Suns JDK (and other implementations as well, I think).
For any given package you can determine what files it installs and where it installs them by querying dpkg. For example for the package ‘openjdk-6-jdk’:
dpkg -L openjdk-6-jdk