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I want to copy some files in the subdirectories of the JVM path , java is already installed. How to know the JVM's path ?

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locate java

This will give you the location of java installation in your system.

Most probably it would be:

/usr/lib/java/
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Check your $JAVA_HOME environment variable from a terminal:

echo $JAVA_HOME
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    This is what I am trying to set using the located path :)
    – milosmns
    Dec 9 '17 at 0:37
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In linux you can use the whereis and which shell commands.

which java
whereis java

which will give you the jre path in /usr/bin folder which will be /usr/bin/java most probably. This is not the actual jre file but it's just a symbolic link to the actual jre file which is located else where. To know the actual jre path you will have to write

readlink -f /usr/bin/java

or whatever was the path of jre returned by which/whereis command.

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  • This is the only thing that works.
    – milosmns
    Dec 9 '17 at 0:39
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which java 

This is the simplest command and gives the exact path.

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  • This answer is not correct because it shows the path of the java binary, which will most likely be /usr/bin/java or something of that sort, which is different from the actual path of the JRE.
    – oldmud0
    Jan 19 '17 at 0:17

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