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Install latest/candidate of OpenJDK

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install openjdk --candidate

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OpenJDK is only available on the unstable candidate channel. It could break and change often.

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Open Java Development Kit

OpenJDK is the official reference implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition.

The Java Platform, Standard Edition, is a cross-platform computing environment that lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops, servers, and embedded systems.

This package contains all of the latest development tools, class libraries, API documentation, and source code of OpenJDK. It provides all you need to compile, run, debug, document, link, and package your Java applications with the most recent features and bug fixes.

To get started, see the README file for this package on GitHub:

Java and OpenJDK are trademarks or registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates.

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Details for OpenJDK

GPL-2.0 WITH Classpath-exception-2.0
Last updated
29 January 2021

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