How To Install Netbeans on Debian 9 Stretch

Install Netbeans on Debian 9

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 that provides a powerful application frame platform that 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 of 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 the following apt-get commands in the terminal:

apt update
apt upgrade

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:

sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk

Now confirm the installation using the following command:

java -version

Step 3. Installing Netbeans IDE.

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

sudo snap install netbeans --classic

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

netbeans 10.0 from 'apache-netbeans' installed

Step 4. Assessing Netbeans IDE.

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

netbeans

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

Congratulations! 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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