How to create soft link in Linux / UNIX

A symbolic link (also symlink or soft link) is the nickname for any file that contains a reference to another file or directory in the form of an absolute or relative path and that affects pathname resolution. Creating a soft link can be achieved by using ln command. In order to create soft link open … Continue reading How to create soft link in Linux / UNIX

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How to set specific java version to Maven/Pom

From time to time we need to specify which java we want to use when building a maven project using pom.xml. There are mainly 2 ways to specify the same. 1. In the first process, you need to add 2 maven compiler related property providing java version. 2. In the second process, you need to … Continue reading How to set specific java version to Maven/Pom

Installing oracle JDK in Ubuntu, Linux Mint or Debian via PPA

The easiest way to install Oracle JDK in ubuntu is through terminal. Just run some commands and you are good to go. Lets start. Add a ppa repository Sync local repo with newly added ppa repo. Install JDK of your choice ranging from JDK 6 to 9 but remember after installing JDK based on version … Continue reading Installing oracle JDK in Ubuntu, Linux Mint or Debian via PPA