How to change jdk version in linux


When we use android studio or NetBeans in a parallel system that time we need two JDK or Java version for run application.

For Instance:-  Netbeans 7.1.1 need 1.7 JDK and on the flip side android studio needs 1.8 so this article helps you a lot.

I have installed two versions of JDK and I do not know which version is the default.

For check version:-

 Java -version

The best way is to check current version and how to change the priority using the below command.

For Setup or change version:- 

update-alternatives --config java 

After inserting command in prompt you can see a message like this press enter to keep the current choice: in that space enter valid selection number which you want to make default.



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