Unable to understand what jdk location is

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http://askubuntu.com – I have java installed correctly for sure. aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis java java: /usr/bin/java /usr/bin/X11/java /usr/local/java /usr/share/java aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis javac javac: /usr/bin/javac /usr/bin/X11/javac But when I'm trying to add the location of /usr/bin/java in IntellyJ Idea12 as a java project sdk, I can't do that because it requires the folder and /usr/bin/java is a file. Even if I specify /usr/bin, it says that it's not a valid location. So where is it located and how do I setup a location to be a java sdk for IntellyJ Idea12 or for Eclipse? (HowTos)