Here is a quick tutorial that explains how to install java 8 on Armbian. There are many tutorials on the internet but often versions are too old or do not match Armbian. Let’s first check that Java is not already installed (we never know!). If you get this message, java is not yet installed on your distribution

For this tutorial, I installed Java 8 on an Orange Pi Lite (512 MB version of RAM, the full presentation article) under Armbian 5.26.

Kernel is 4.10

Everything is ready. The easiest way is to use the repository provided by webup8team (official page)

We make a small update

Then you can choose to install version 7, 8 or 9. For example for Java 8

And now, it remains only to test the version of Java installed

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  • Bert Cuzeau

    Absolutely brilliant.
    I am not a Linux expert and I went through many crappy JRE installing methods, and none worked, until I found this article. (Installing on On Orange Pi Zero, for using Blynk)

    • Thank you very much. This is my greatest satisfaction. I hope you find other interesting articles. In any case, do not hesitate to share with us your projects 🙂

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