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I am downloading and installing grails, and I need to set up some java system variables. How can I find out what my Java version is?

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migrated from Mar 4 '10 at 6:28

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in command prompt type: java -version

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Do you mean the version of java you are running? Then yes, java -version.

Do you mean the latest java that Sun has to offer?

I'm not sure I get your question.

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honestly i dont know what i mean im sorry – l--''''''---------'''''''''''' Mar 4 '10 at 4:48
Going by your user name, every_answer_gets_a_point, shouldn't you give Jeff an upvote ? – gareth_bowles Mar 4 '10 at 4:53
yes i gave him an upvote, but two others gave him downs – l--''''''---------'''''''''''' Mar 4 '10 at 5:04
I'm pretty sure Downs is hereditary. As for Java, the newest available version is Java 6u18. – Emyr Mar 4 '10 at 11:33

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