How To Install Apache NetBeans on Debian 11

Install Apache NetBeans on Debian 11

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Apache NetBeans on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, The NetBeans (also known as Apache Netbeans) is an integrated development environment (IDE) for all Java application development. So, Apache NetBeans provides editors, wizards, and templates to help you create applications in Java, PHP, and many other languages. Apache NetBeans is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, and Solaris.

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 of Apache NetBeans on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).

Install Apache NetBeans on Debian 11 Bullseye

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

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Java.

NetBeans requires JDK 11 or newer to be available on the system. Run the following command to install it:

sudo apt install openjdk-11-jdk

Confirm the installed version of Java:

java -version

Step 3. Installing Apache NetBeans on Debian 11.

Now we download the latest version of Apache NetBeans from the official page:

wget https://downloads.apache.org/netbeans/netbeans/12.0/netbeans-12.0-bin.zip

Next, install Netbeans using the downloaded script:

sudo chmod +x ./Apache-NetBeans-12.0-bin-linux-x64.sh
sudo ./Apache-NetBeans-12.0-bin-linux-x64.sh

After running the installer script above, you will need to follow the installer wizard.

Step 4. Accessing Apache NetBeans on Debian.

Once successfully installed, you can start the Apache Netbeans on Debian by going to Activities -> search for Apache NetBeans or with /usr/local/netbeans-*/netbeans/bin/netbeans command.

Install Apache NetBeans on Debian 11 Bullseye

Congratulations! You have successfully installed NetBeans. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Apache NetBeans on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Apache NetBeans website.

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