I noticed that there was a lot of questioning about whether or not Java would run on the Intel Edison.
I asked a representative of Intel at Maker Faire NYC if Java would run on it, and the response was "We haven't tried it, but I don't see why it can't."
I have been able to download the Linux i586 version of the JDK (7u67) from Oracle and run it without issue (read: I can get the version).
I hope this clears the air for anyone else wondering.
Thanks for reading,
I'd love to know how, exactly, you did this. When I try to install it, I run out of space on the device.
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