How to download latest version of Java SE (Standard Edition)?

The latest version of Java SE released by Oracle is Java 1.6.0_26, the Java SE 6 Update 26. To download this Java 1.6.0_26, you have to download the JDK 6 and JRE 6 provided by Oracle.

Download of JDK 6 of Java 1.6.0_26

The JDK 6 of Java SE 6 Update 26 (Java 1.6.0_26) is available as different product or executable for different operating systems, as tabulated below: 

Operating System

Executable of JDK 6

Linux x86

JDK 6 RPM installer download for Linux x86 is available with file name jdk-6u26-linux-i586-rpm.bin.  Its file size is 76.93 MB.

JDK 6 Self Extracting Installer download for Linux x86 is available with file name  jdk-6u26-linux-i586.bin. Its file size is 81.20 MB.

Linux Intel Itanium

JDK 6 RPM installer download for Linux Intel Itanium is available with file name jdk-6u26-linux-ia64-rpm.bin. Its file size is 60.25 MB.

JDK 6 Self Extracting Installer download for Linux Intel Itanium is available with file name jdk-6u26-linux-ia64.bin. Its file size is 67.92 MB.

Linux x64

JDK 6 RPM installer download for Linux x64 is available with file name jdk-6u26-linux-x64-rpm.bin. Its file size is 77.15 MB.

JDK 6 Self Extracting Installer download for Linux x64 is available with file name  jdk-6u26-linux-x64.bin. Its file size is 81.45 MB.

Solaris x86

JDK 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris x86 is available for download with file name jdk-6u26-solaris-i586.sh. Its file size is 81.08 MB.

JDK 6 Packages with executable format as tar.z for Solaris x86 is available for download with file name jdk-6u26-solaris-i586.tar.Z. Its file size is 136.89 MB.

Solaris SPARC

JDK 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris SPARC is available for download with file name  jdk-6u26-solaris-sparc.sh. Its file size is 86.05 MB.

JDK 6 Packages for Solaris SPARC (with executable format as tar.z) is available for download with file name  jdk-6u26-solaris-sparc.tar.Z. Its file size is 141.37 MB.

Solaris SPARC 64-bit

JDK 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris SPARC 64-bit is available for download with file name jdk-6u26-solaris-sparcv9.sh. Its file size is 12.24 MB.

JDK 6 Packages for Solaris SPARC 64-bit (with executable format as tar.z) is available for download with file name jdk-6u26-solaris-sparcv9.tar.Z. Its file size is 15.58 MB.

Solaris x64

JDK 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris x64 is available for download with file name  jdk-6u26-solaris-x64.sh. Its file size is 8.50 MB.

JDK 6 Packages for Solaris x64 (with executable format as tar.z) is available for download with file name jdk-6u26-solaris-x64.tar.Z. Its file size is 12.24 MB.

Windows x86

JDK 6 for Windows x86 is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name dk-6u26-windows-i586.exe. Its file size is 76.81 MB.

Windows Intel Itanium

JDK 6 for Windows Intel Itanium is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name jdk-6u26-windows-ia64.exe. Its file size is 63.32 MB.

Windows x64

JDK 6 for Windows x64 is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name  jdk-6u26-windows-x64.exe. Its file size is 67.42 MB.

You can download any of the above mentioned executables of JDK 6 or Java 1.6.0_26 from Oracle.com by accessing the following link:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk-6u26-download-400750.html

Ensure that you select the “Accept License Agreement” radio button in the above page before clicking on any executable. Only then the download of JDK 6 will happen.

 

Download of JRE 6 of Java 1.6.0_26

The JRE 6 of Java SE 6 Update 26 (Java 1.6.0_26) is available as different product or executable for different operating systems, as tabulated below:  

Operating System

Executable of JRE 6

Linux x86

JRE 6 RPM installer download for Linux x86 is available with file name jre-6u26-linux-i586-rpm.bin.  Its file size is 20.10 MB.

JRE 6 Self Extracting Installer download for Linux x86 is available with file name jre-6u26-linux-i586.bin. Its file size is 20.63 MB.

Linux Intel Itanium

JRE 6 RPM installer download for Linux Intel Itanium is available with file name  jre-6u26-linux-ia64-rpm.bin. Its file size is 19.31 MB.

JRE 6 Self Extracting Installer download for Linux Intel Itanium is available with file name  jre-6u26-linux-ia64.bin. Its file size is 21.80 MB.

Linux x64

JRE 6 RPM installer download for Linux x64 is available with file name jre-6u26-linux-x64-rpm.bin. Its file size is 19.67 MB.

JRE 6 Self Extracting Installer download for Linux x64 is available with file name  jre-6u26-linux-x64.bin. Its file size is 20.24 MB.

Solaris x86

JRE 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris x86 is available for download with file name  jre-6u26-solaris-i586.sh. Its file size is 20.27 MB.

Solaris SPARC

JRE 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris SPARC is available for download with file name  jre-6u26-solaris-sparc.sh. Its file size is 25.10 MB.

Solaris SPARC 64-bit

JRE 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris SPARC 64-bit is available for download with file name jre-6u26-solaris-sparcv9.sh. Its file size is 111.19 MB.

Solaris x64

JDK 6 Self Extracting Binary File for Solaris x64 is available for download with file name  jre-6u26-solaris-x64.sh. Its file size is 7.48 MB.

Windows x86 Kernel

JRE 6 for Windows x86 Kernel is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name  jre-6u26-windows-i586-iftw-k.exe. Its file size is 0.86 MB.

Windows x86 Online

JRE 6 for Windows x86 Online is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name  jre-6u26-windows-i586-iftw.exe. Its file size is 0.86 MB.

Windows x86 Offline

JRE 6 for Windows x86 Offline is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name jre-6u26-windows-i586.exe. Its file size is 15.85 MB.

Windows Intel Itanium

JRE 6 for Windows Intel Itanium is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name jre-6u26-windows-ia64.exe. Its file size is 18.48 MB.

Windows x64

JRE 6 for Windows x64 is available for download in executable format (exe) with file name  jre-6u26-windows-x64.exe. Its file size is 16.14 MB.

You can download the JRE from Oracle.com by accessing the following link:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre-6u26-download-400751.html

Note that if you download JDK 6 then you need not explicitly download JRE 6; this is because JRE 6 is packed within JDK 6. Also note that you have to click on “Accept License Agreement” radio button in the above page before clicking on any executable for download.