How-to Install Java OpenJDK JRE-JDK on Linux Mint 18.x 32-64bit

May 1st, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

OpenJDK Java Quick-Start for Mint Linux

Hello Mint User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Oracle-Sun Java OpenJDK JRE/JDK 6/7/8/9 on Mint 18.x i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

The OpenJDK (Open Java Development Kit) is a free and Open Source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

Oracle Java JDK/JRE Installation is based on the OpenJDK source code. In Addition, it contains Closed-Source Components.

How-to Install Oracle JDK on Linux Distros

Java OpenJDK JRE/JDK 6/7/8/9 Installation on Mint 18.x - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Java OpenJDK Quick-Start for Mint 18.x - Open Terminal
  2. Installing OpenJDK 9 JRE/JDK

    • For JRE 9

      sudo apt install openjdk-9-jre-headless


      sudo apt install openjdk-9-jre
    • For JDK 9
      Without GUI components:

      sudo apt install openjdk-9-jdk-headless

      And All with:

      sudo apt install openjdk-9-jdk
  3. Installing OpenJDK 8 JRE/JDK

    • For JRE 8

      sudo apt install openjdk-8-jre-headless


      sudo apt install openjdk-8-jre
    • For JDK 8
      Without GUI components:

      sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk-headless

      And All with:

      sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk
  4. Installing OpenJDK 7 JRE/JDK

    • For JRE 7

      sudo apt install openjdk-7-jre-headless


      sudo apt install openjdk-7-jre
    • For JDK 7
      sudo apt install openjdk-7-jdk
  5. Installing OpenJDK 6 JRE/JDK

    • For JRE 6

      sudo apt install openjdk-6-jre-headless


      sudo apt install openjdk-6-jre
    • For JDK 6
      sudo apt install openjdk-6-jdk
  6. Java IDEs Installation on Linux

    How-to Install Eclipse for Java Development on Linux: Installing Eclipse IDE for Java on Linux.

    How-to Install Netbeans IDE for Java on Linux: Installing NetBeans IDE for Java on Linux.

    How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Java on Linux: Installing IntelliJ IDEA for Java on Linux.