How to Install Netbeans on Debian 10

Install Netbeans on Debian 10

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install Netbeans on Debian 10. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Netbeans is a full-featured cross-platform IDE that helps you build applications in Java, PHP, and many other languages. NetBeans IDE offers platform framework for Java desktop applications and an integrated development environment for developing with Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python (no longer supported after NetBeans 7), Groovy, C, C++, Scala, Clojure, and others.

Install Netbeans on Debian

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install OpenJDK 8.

Netbeans requires Java version 8 or above to be installed to your system:

sudo apt install openjdk-11-jdk

Now confirm the installation using the following command:

java -version

Step 3. Install Snappy Package Manager.

To install Snappy package manager type following command:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Step 4. Install NetBeans.

To download and install Netbeans on Debian 10 you can run the following command:

sudo snap install netbeans --classic

After completing the download and the installation process you can see the following output:

netbeans 10.0 from 'apache-netbeans' installed

Step 4. Starting 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, you have learned how to install and configure Netbeans on Debian 10 Buster. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.