Checking your Java version on a Linux machine can be done through the terminal using the following steps:
1. Open Terminal: You can open the terminal by searching for it in your system's applications menu, or by using the keyboard shortcut `Ctrl` + `Alt` + `T`.
2. Check Java Version: Once the terminal is open, type the following command and press Enter:
This command will display the version of Java that is currently in use on your machine.
3. Check All Installed Java Versions (Optional):
If you have multiple versions of Java installed, you can use the following command to list all installed Java versions:
This will display a list of all installed Java versions along with their installation paths.
4. Check the Default Java Compiler (Optional):
If you want to check the version of the default Java compiler (javac), use the following command:
This will display the version of the default Java compiler.
These commands should provide you with the information you need regarding the Java version(s) installed on your Linux machine.