How To Install Java on Debian 9 Stretch

Install Java on Debian 9 Stretch

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Skype on Debian 9 Stretch. Many programs and scripts that require java to run it, but usually Java is not installed by default on VPS or Dedicated Server. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and JDK (Java Development Kit) on Debian 9 (Stretch).

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Skype on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.

Install Java on Debian 9 Stretch

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal:

Step 2. Installing Java on Debian 9 Stretch.

Method 1. Install Java using apt:

To install the Java Developer Kit (JDK), execute this command:

Method 2: Manual installation of OpenJDK:

First, Go to the download page for the OpenJDK software package, and right click on the tar.gz link found to the right of the “Linux” option. Click on “Copy link address” or “Copy link”.

Create a directory where you wish to install your OpenJDK environment:

Then, extract the tarball to your new directory:

Next, Create a new file in /etc/profile.d/ named “jdk10.sh”. The full path should be “/etc/profile.d/jdk10.sh”:

Verify installed Java version:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Java. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Oracle Java (JRE or JDK) on Debian 9 Stretch system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Java on web site.

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