Install NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7
New Features in NetBeans IDE 8.0.1
- Improvements in Java SE 8 embedded support
- Enhanced support for JavaTM Platform, Enterprise Edition 7
- Bugfixes in the debugging and version control systems areas
Here is the tutorial about installing NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 on CentOS 7.
NetBeans requires having the Java VM installed on the machine; either JDK 7u67 or JDK 8 should be installed on the machine.
Guide for Installing JDK 8 on CentOS 7.
JDK 7 Update 6 (or newer) is required to use JavaFX 2.2 (or newer) features in NetBeans IDE 8.0.1.
JDK 8 is required to use JavaFX 8 features in NetBeans IDE 8.0.1.
Check Java version.
# java –version java version "1.8.0_11" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_11-b12) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.11-b03, mixed mode)
Download NetBeans IDE 8.0.1
Go to the download NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 page and Select the package as per your requirement. Here I used the whole package for demonstration. Instead of using a browser, use the following command to download in a terminal.
# wget http://download.netbeans.org/netbeans/8.0.1/final/bundles/netbeans-8.0.1-linux.sh
Install NetBeans IDE 8.0.1
Once downloaded, make a package as executable.
# chmod 700 netbeans-8.0.1-linux.sh
Install the downloaded package.
The package will start the graphical installer, click next or customize the installation packages.
Accept License agreement.
Accept the license agreement to install JUnit.
Choose the location for installing NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 and the location where JDK is installed. The installer will detect it automatically.
Choose the location for installing GlassFish Server.
Click on Install to begin the installation.
Installation is running.
Click on Finish.
Start NetBeans IDE 8.0.1
Start Netbeans (Applications —> Programming —> NetBeans IDE 8.0.1).
Or from the installed directory.
You will get home of NetBeans IDE 8.0.1, confirm the installed version by going to Help —> About.