OpenJDK is the official reference implementation of the Java
Platform, Standard Edition, a cross-platform computing environment
that lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops,
servers, and embedded systems.
This package provides everything you need to develop a Java
application on Linux, including all of the latest development tools,
class libraries, API documentation, and source code of the Java
Development Kit (JDK).
To get started, see the README file for this package on GitHub:
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: