This is more of a reminder to myself. But others may find it useful.

Make sure ssh is enabled on your raspberry pi and set the memory split down to 16 for the gui.

ssh into the raspberry pi


cd /tmp
wget http://download.java.net/JavaFXarm/jdk-8-ea-b36e-linux-arm-hflt-29_nov_2012.tar.gz
tar zxf jdk-8-ea-b36e-linux-arm-hflt-29_nov_2012.tar.gz
rm jdk-8-ea-b36e-linux-arm-hflt-29_nov_2012.tar.gz
sudo mv ./jdk1.8.0/ /opt/
sudo chown root:root -R /opt/jdk1.8.0/
sudo ln -s /opt/jdk1.8.0/ /opt/jdk8

Then just add it to your path.


PATH="$PATH":/opt/jdk8/bin
JAVA_HOME=/opt/jdk8

and your done. I went on and install jetty 9

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