Installing OpenJDK 14 on Ubuntu

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In this guide, I’m going to show you how to download and install OpenJDK 14 on Ubuntu. - OpenJDK Community Version

What is OpenJDK

OpenJDK is the short form of Open Java Development Kit similar to Oracle's Java Development Kit used to develop Java Applications. Main difference between Oracle JDK and OpenJDK is that OpenJDK is free for all while Oracle Java Development Kit or Oracle JDK requires commercial license.

If you want to know more about OpenJDK, you can go through Open Java Development Kit Quick guide.

Step #1: Download

Go to and download the OpenJDK 14 tar distribution openjdk-14+36_linux-x64_bin.tar.gz. Here is the quick lik to download the OpenJDK 14 tar file openjdk-14+36_linux-x64_bin.tar.gz

Step #2: Install

To Install OpenJDK 14 Java Runtime - Enter the below command on Ubuntu command line to install java runtime environment ubuntu.

$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-14-jre

The openjdk-14-jre package contains just the Java Runtime Environment. If you want to develop Java programs then please install the openjdk-14-jdk package.
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To Install OpenJDK 14 Java Development Kit (JDK) - Enter the below command on Ubuntu command line.

$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-14-jdk

Step #3: Configure / SET JAVA_HOME Path

Once the above steps are successfully completed , we need to set the "JAVA_HOME" and "PATH" environment variables. Enter the following commands to set your environment variables. Make sure that your environment variables point to a valid installation of JDK on your Ubuntumachine.

export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/openjdk-14-jdk

Add the JAVA bin directory to the PATH variable

export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin

This will append the java bin directory to the existing PATH variable. You can also check the PATH variable by entering the following command

Step #4: Verify

Once the OpenJDK 14 Download and installation is complete, we can verify the installed OpenJDK 14 version using below Command.

Go to Ubuntu prompt and type java -version
The above command prints the OpenJDK 14 version you installed.

Java -version

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Congratulations !!! Now you have installed OpenJDK 14 Successfully.

Here are the ubuntu openjdk packages you might be interested in!

Ubuntu package openjdk-8-jdk
Ubuntu package openjdk-9-jdk
Ubuntu package openjdk-11-jdk
Ubuntu package openjdk-13-jdk
Ubuntu package openjdk-14-jdk
Ubuntu package openjdk-15-jdk

If you are looking out for earlier OpenJDK versions, go to OpenJDK Archive

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