Michael Michael - 5 months ago 81
Java Question

Installing java 9 fails on ubuntu - 404 error

I'm trying to install java 9 on ubuntu 16.04, using the webupd8team repo. I've installed java 8 already on the same machine. Running the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer

leads to a 404 error for the last command:

Using wget settings from /var/cache/oracle-jdk9-installer/wgetrc
Downloading Oracle Java 9...
--2017-09-23 17:53:43-- http://download.java.net/java/jdk9/archive/181/binaries/jdk-9+181_linux-x64_bin.tar.gz
Auflösen des Hostnamen »download.java.net (download.java.net)«...,
Verbindungsaufbau zu download.java.net (download.java.net)||:80... verbunden. ### connected
HTTP-Anforderung gesendet, warte auf Antwort... 404 Not Found
2017-09-23 17:53:44 FEHLER 404: Not Found. ### 404

download failed
Oracle JDK 9 is NOT installed.

Is there a way to change the url, or doesn't the webupd8team's repo work anymore?

Answer Source

java.net site is closed now and web-upd8 repository cannot get JDK sources from there. I suggest you to download JDK 9 from Oracle site and install it manually according to installation instructions

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