This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to easily install NetBeans IDE on Ubuntu 17.04. This post can also be applied to previous and future releases of Ubuntu.
The layout is great, the features are many and it should allow developers to create great applications with ease.
For more about NetBeans, please check this link.
Since NetBeans is based on Java and requires Java in order to function, you must first install Java JDK/JRE. To learn how to install Java, read the post below
Step 1: Downloading NetBeans
If you read and followed the above post, then you should have Open Java installed. Next click the link below to download NetBeans installer file.
Make sure to select the package for the correct platform. Look at the image below to give you a hint
Wait for the package to download.. it should download into the Downloads folder of your home directory by default.
Step 2: Installing NetBeans
After downloading the installer package, change into the Download folder and run the commands below to make the file executable.
cd ~/Downloads chmod +x netbeans*.sh
After running the commands above, run the commands below to begin the installation.
You should then see NetBeans installation wizard started. The default choices should be just fine. You don’t have to customize too much. However, if you know what you’re doing, you can customize all you want.
Follow the wizard until you’re done. For some reasons, NetBeans wouldn’t work with Open Java JDK/JRE version 9. If you run into the same issues where the installer can not find Java location, Install Open JDK/JRE version 8.
The command to install version 8 is below:
sudo apt-get install default-jre openjdk-8-jdk openjdk-8-jre
Then NetBeans installation should continue. If the installer can’t find Java location automatically, then you will have to browse to find it. The default location on Ubuntu is stored at /usr/lib/jvm/java-version
Continue and click Install to finish the installation.
After installing, launch the application and begin building great applications.
This post shows you how to install NetBeans on Ubuntu systems. NetBeans IDE is a great application that allows to to build great applications.
You must have Java installed in order to have NetBeans running. The post shows you how to also install Open Java JDK/JRE
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