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How to install Java 8 via Package on Debian 8.2

With these simple script you will be able to install Java 8 under a minute on your debian machine


There is an easy way to install Java 8 using packages. One way to do this is using a shell script.
The script is leightweight and does the installation und update for you, nice and easy.
Create the Sheel script yourself with the code below our download it via

I hope this helped you to install Java 8 on your debian machine.
You can check afterwards your java-version with "java -version" Your output should look like this:

If it does then you're all set and ready for your Java applications or games ;)
For any questions and problems regarding this post use the comment section below.