NetBeans 8.2 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu 16.04

October 3, 2016

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The Oracle Corporation has announced the release of NetBeans IDE 8.2 today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04.

NetBeans 8.2 features:

  • ECMAScript 6 support
  • experimental ECMAScript 7 support
  • better Node.js support
  • improved Oracle JET support
  • PHP 7 support
  • Docker support
  • a new SQL queries profiling mode
  • some C/C++ enhancements

Install NetBeans 8.2 in Ubuntu:

1. First install Oracle Java via PPA, or install OpenJDK using Ubuntu Software.

2. Download the NetBeans bundles from the link below:

NetBeans Download Page

3. Open terminal from Unity Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut key. When it opens run commands:

  • navigate to Downloads folder:
    cd ~/Downloads
  • make the downloaded script executable:
    chmod +x netbeans-8.2-javase-linux.sh
  • finally run the script:
    ./netbeans-8.2-javase-linux.sh

In the commands, change “netbeans-8.2-javase-linux.sh” with the package name you downloaded.

netbeans-script

The last command launches the installer wizard, just follow it and enjoy!

To make the things easier, there’s a installer script (no ready for NetBeans 8.2 yet, check the PPA page) that automatically downloads and installs the latest version of Netbeans IDE including the Java SE, Java EE, C/C++, HTML5 & PHP plugins (‘All’ version on oracle’s download page).

To install the script, run commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vajdics/netbeans-installer

sudo apt update

sudo apt install netbeans-installer

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5 responses to NetBeans 8.2 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu 16.04

  1. when I run ./netbeans-8.2-linux.sh
    Exception: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread “main”

    Anybody knows, how to fix this?

  2. how to install netbeans for java in linux

  3. gracias, soy nuevo en linux y realmente me salvaste!

  4. Calvince Agira July 17, 2017 at 11:45 am

    Run the command sudo apt-get install default-jdk
    it will install all the necessary staffs for the project