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:
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install OpenJDK, simply use the following command: