Run the following instructions for installing JRE on Debian, Linux Mint and Ubuntu.
Note that instructions also includes or applies to all the different Ubuntu flavours including:
And also to the different Linux Mint spins including:
To install this version, first update the package index:
sudo apt update
Next, check if Java is already installed:
If Java is not currently installed, you’ll see the following output:
Output Command 'java' not found, but can be installed with: apt install default-jre apt install openjdk-11-jre-headless apt install openjdk-8-jre-headless
Execute the following command to install OpenJDK JRE:
sudo apt install default-jre
This command will install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). This will allow you to run almost all Java software.
Verify the installation with:
You’ll see the following output:
openjdk version "11.0.7-ea" 2020-04-14 OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 11.0.7-ea+9-post-Ubuntu-1ubuntu1) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 11.0.7-ea+9-post-Ubuntu-1ubuntu1, mixed mode, sharing)