Verify if Java was Installed in Ubuntu 11.10

Last updated on July 25, 2021 by Mike Dalisay

Ubuntu Quick Tip: After my JDK installation, I wanted to verify if it was really installed in my computer. Here’s how I verified it

1. Run your terminal.

2. Type:

$ sudo updatedb
$ locate java

  • It asked me to enter my password after typing sudo updatedb.
  • updatedb means you are updating the database for locate or locating your app.
  • locate finds files by name.
Verify if Java was Installed in Ubuntu 11.10
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3. If it returns something like this:

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it means JDK was installed.

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