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How to Install Latest Java 14 in Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04, Linux Mint

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Oracle Java 14 is released. And here's how you can download and install in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, 19.10 and Linux Mint 18.x, 19.x.
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