HostMonster Web Hosting Help

VPS or Dedicated Hosting - Installing Java

Java is a widely used programming language that is used to help with cross-platform compatibility and many internet applications.

You will need to make sure that you have Sudo Access enabled. If you have not enabled sudo access please see Enabling Sudo Access to learn how to do so.

Installing Java

There are many ways to install Java on a dedicated server. This is only going to show how to do it through the use of yum.

Here is how to install Java,

  1. Open an SSH client and login.
  2. Then type: sudo yum install java

    This will install Java v.1.5.
    To install a newer version of Java, you will want to use the version specific package. e.g. sudo yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk To make sure you are getting the latest verions you can go to OpenJDK.

  3. Press Y and enter.
  4. This will install the Java for you.
Knowledgebase Article 43,704 views bookmark tags: dedicated install java server yum (updated 658 days ago)


Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?


Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:





Recommended Help Content

This is a tutorial on how to install Git onto the server. (updated 706 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 70,199 views tags: dedicated git install server yum

To help with installing an SSL certificate for an account on a dedicated server through the WHM (updated 188 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 66,135 views tags: assign dedicated server ssl whm

How to manage the SSL used for cPanel login through the WHM (updated 657 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 68,032 views tags: cpanel dedicated install login manage server ssl

Related Help Content

How to install ClamAV to help with virus protection. (updated 428 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 23,413 views tags: antivirus clamav cpanel dedicated plugin server whm

How to install a Minecraft Server. (updated 580 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 30,907 views tags: Minecraft dedicated vps

How to install NginX for reverse proxy and web performance enhancing. (updated 421 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 46,473 views tags: dedicated nginx proxy reverse vps

How to setup name servers for multiple cPanel accounts. (updated 438 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 76,744 views tags: accounts custom dedicated multi multiple nameservers server servers

This tutorial will help you be able to install the PHP PECL package APC. (Alternative PHP Cache) (updated 539 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 43,294 views tags: caching dedicated pecl vps

How to assign a dedicated IP to a domain on a dedicated server. (updated 526 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 73,576 views tags: dedicated ip

Installing Ventrilo for voice chat on a HostMonster server. (updated 2057 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 67,157 views tags: install set setup

Installing TeamSpeak for voice chat on a HostMonster server. (updated 2058 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 67,336 views tags: install