6 Installation of Server JRE 10 on Linux

This topic provides the system requirements and instructions to install Server JRE 10 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.

Server JRE 10 System Requirements on Linux

See Oracle JDK Certified System Configurations for information about supported platforms, operating systems, and browsers.

Server JRE 10 Installation Instruction Notation for Linux

The installation instructions of JRE contains the notation version, which represents the Feature, Interim, Update, and Patch version information. For example, if you are installing JRE 10 Interim 0, Update 2, and Patch 1, then the following string represents the name of the bundle:


This string becomes:


Installing Server JRE 10 on Linux Platforms

You can install Server JRE 10 on 64-bit Linux, from an archive binary file (.tar.gz).

To install Server JRE 10 on a Linux platform:
  1. Download the file, serverjre-10.interim.update.patch_linux-x64_bin.tar.gz.

    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.

    The .tar.gz archive file (also called a tarball) is a file that can be simultaneously uncompressed and extracted in one step.

  2. Change the directory to the location where you want the Server JRE to be installed.
  3. Move the .tar.gz archive binary to the current directory.
  4. Unpack the tarball and install the Server JRE using the following command:

    $ tar zxvf serverjre-10.interim.update.patch_linux-x64_bin.tar.gz

    The Server JRE is installed in a directory called jdk–10.interim.update.patch.

  5. Delete the .tar.gz file if you want to save disk space.