In this tutorial we will show you how to install Java on Ubuntu 20.04. For those of you who didn’t know, Java is a programming language and computing platform. It was first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. Many programs and scripts that require Java to run it, but usually Java are not installed by default on a 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 Java on 20.04 Focal Fossa.
Install Java on Ubuntu 20.04
Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.
Add the “Linux Uprising” PPA via the below command:
Once the repository is added, proceed to install Java on Ubuntu Linux:
Then, type below to confirm the Java version:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Java. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Oracle Java (JRE or JDK) on 20.04 Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Java website.