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Why do I have Java 8?

Why do I have Java 8?

Long Term Support (LTS) Version One of the key reasons why Java 8 is still so popular is that it is an LTS (or Long-Term Support) version. From a commercial point of view no organisation should be considering putting a system into production that relies on a version of Java that does not have LTS.

Is Java 8 still supported by Oracle?

End of Public Updates of Java SE 8 Java SE 8 has gone through the End of Public Updates process for legacy releases. Oracle will continue to provide free public updates and auto updates of Java SE 8 indefinitely for Personal, Development and other Users via java.com.

Can I delete Java 8?

Windows users can safely uninstall older versions of Java: when installing Java 8 (8u20 and above) or. by using the Java uninstall tool or. by manually uninstalling Java for Windows.

How many people are still using Java 8?

Almost 300 people participated in the poll so thank you all for your input! Results show that most respondents are still using Java 8 (82 percent, to be more exact). Eight percent are using Java 9 and seven percent have not let go of Java 7.

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Where is the older version of Java?

It looks like the older Java version is still on the system PATH environment variable (where the OS looks for commands) or JAVA_HOME (where yuicompressor may look for the java executable) How those variables are changed depends on your operating system.

What is the correct Java version for jdk11?

Followed instructions to the letter, and still resulted in a different Java version (1.8.0) instead of the expected (11.0.5) for my downloaded version of JDK11. Funny enough, CMD prompt returned the correct Java version (11.0.5) for the ‘javac -version’command, but not for the regular ‘java -version’command.

Why can’t I Find my Java version in the path?

It is possible that some application you have installed has put its version of the jre in front of yours in the path. It looks like the older Java version is still on the system PATH environment variable (where the OS looks for commands) or JAVA_HOME (where yuicompressor may look for the java executable)