How To Install NetBeans on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install NetBeans on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Netbeans on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. 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 Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.

Install NetBeans on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Java.

Apache NetBeans IDE requires Java 8 or later Java Development Kit installed on your system. To install Java on your system using following command:

Step 3. Installing Netbeans on Ubuntu 20.04.

Run the following command to install Netbeans IDE:

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.

Now that Netbeans is installed on your Ubuntu system you can start it typing netbeans in your 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 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Netbeans website.

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