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  1. In your home directory, open the BASHRC file (.bash_profile file
 on Mac) using editors such as vi, emacs, pico, or mcedit.
  2. Assuming you have JDK 1.78.0_80 in 181 in your system, add the following two lines at the bottom of the file, replacing /usr/java/jdk1.78.0_80 with 181 with the actual directory where the JDK is installed.

    Code Block
    On Linux:
    export JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/jdk1.78.0_80181
    export PATH=${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${PATH}
    On OS X:
    export JAVA_HOME=/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1jdk1.78.0_181.jdk/Contents/Home
  3. Save the file.


    If you do not know how to work with text editors in a Linux SSH session, run the following command: cat >> .bashrc. Paste the string from the clipboard and press "Ctrl+D."

  4. To verify that the JAVA_HOME variable is set correctly, execute the following command:

  5. The system returns the JDK installation path.