NetBeans is a popular IDE for the Java application development. Which allows applications to be developed from a set of modular software components called modules. NetBeans is available to run on popular operating systems like Windows, macOS, Linux and Solaris systems.
Apache NetBeans IDE requires Java 8 or later Java Development Kit installed on your system. To install Java on your system, execute following command
sudo apt install default-jdk
Install Netbeans on Ubuntu
We use snap package to install Netbeans IDE on Ubuntu Linux system. The latest Ubuntu system have default Snapd installed for application installation. Open a terminal on your system and run the following command to install Netbeans IDE.
sudo snap install netbeans --classic
On successfull install, you will se output like below:
netbeans 11.3 from Apache NetBeans* installed
Running Netbeans IDE
Search for the Netbeans under the applications. You will see the NetBeans launcher icon like below screenshot. Click on launcher button to start.
Netbeans will be started on your Ubuntu system.
Once you dont’ need Netbeans on your system. Use the following command to remove netbeans from your Ubuntu system using snap command.
sudo snap remove netbeans
In this tutorial, you have learned to install Netbeans IDE using Snap packages on Ubuntu system.