This topic provides the system requirements and instructions to install Server JRE 9 on Linux.
This topic includes the following sections:
For RPM-based Linux distributions, such as Red Hat or SuSE, refer to the appropriate RPM-based installation instructions.
See Oracle JDK and JRE Certified System Configurations for information about supported platforms, operating systems, and browsers.
The installation instructions of JRE contains the notation version, which represents the Major, Minor, Security, and Patch version information. For example, if you are installing JRE 9 Minor 1, Security 1, and Patch 1, then the following string represents the name of the bundle:
This string becomes:
You can install Server JRE 9 on 64-bit Linux, from an archive binary file (
Before downloading a file, you must accept the license agreement. The archive binary can be installed by anyone (not only root users) in any location that you can write to. However, user having the root access can install the Server JRE into the system location.
.tar.gz archive file (also called a tarball) is a file that can be simultaneously uncompressed and extracted in one step.
.tar.gzarchive binary to the current directory.
% tar zxvf serverjre-9.minor.security.patch_linux-x64_bin.tar.gz
The Server JRE is installed in a directory called
.tar.gzfile if you want to save disk space.