How To Install Netbeans on Debian 9 Stretch

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Netbeans on Debian 9. For those of you who didn’t know, The NetBeans is an open-source integrated development environment which provides a powerful application frame platform which allows programmers to create Java-based net applications, mobile software, and desktop software.

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 Netbeans on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.

Install Netbeans on Debian 9

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 OpenJDK on Debian.

NetBeans requires having the Java VM installed on the server, so you would need to install either Oracle Java 8 or OpenJDK 8:

Now confirm the installation using the following command:

Step 3. Installing Netbeans IDE.

Install Netbeans on Debian 9 you can run the following command:

The process may take some time depending on your connection speed. On successful installation, you will see the following output:

Step 4. Assessing Netbeans IDE.

You can start Netbeans IDE by using following command in the terminal:

Or by clicking on the Netbeans icon (Activities -> Netbeans).

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Netbeans. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Netbeans on your Debian 9 Stretch system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Netbeans website.

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