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Update – Netbeans 6.5 on Ubuntu/Kubuntu 9.04

After installing Kubuntu 9.04 I checked for NetBeans version in repository – and it was 6.5.

So now official way of installing NetBeans 6.5 is:

sudo apt-get install netbeans

This will install NetBeans and a lot of dependencies. After download and installation are finished, you will have NetBeans properly installed on your computer.

This means that manual installation as described before is discouraged, at least until NetBeans 6.7 is released.


How to Install Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede) on Ubuntu / Linux

Eclipse is leading open source development environments for Java, with support for JEE and JME development and entire ecosystem of plugins that makes it suitable for any software development task.

At the moment of writing, Ubuntu repositories contain Eclipse 3.2.2 while latest release is version 3.4.1. If one wants to stay current with Eclipse version, it has to be installed manually.

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Como instalar NetBeans 6.5 en Ubuntu / Linux

Netbeans 6.5 es recién publicado. Por suerte, existe un instalador por Linux y aquí voy a mostrar como funciona:

Por descargar instalacion de NetBeans, haz un click sobre:


Por asegurarse que archivo esta descargado correctamente y que su contenido es original, puedes calcular su suma verificadora md5 y comparara con valor del sitio de NetBeans:

md5sum netbeans-6.5-ml-java-linux.sh

Para poder ejecutar el archivo, abre una linea de comandos y en la carpeta donde está el archivo ingresa comando:

chmod +x netbeans-6.5-ml-java-linux.sh

y despues podemos ejecutarlo:

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Installing NetBeans on Ubuntu – official way (updated)

There is NetBeans package in Ubuntu repositories. The official and supported way is to install it using apt. In that case, NetBeans will be updated automatically.

Problem with this approach is that current NetBeans package is not the last one. On November 23rd 2008 it was version 6.01. In case that you need newer package, follow procedure described in Installing NetBeans 6.5 on Linux / Ubuntu.

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Installing Netbeans 6.5 on Linux – Ubuntu

Note: Recently released Ubuntu 9.04 has NetBeans 6.5 in its repositories. Read how to install it in Update – Installing NetBeans 6.5 on Ubuntu 9.04.

Another note: This article is also available in Spanish: Como instalar NetBeans en Ubuntu

NetBeans 6.5 is just out. There is a Linux installer for it and I will show in few steps how it works:

To download installation, click here:


To ensure that download was successfull and that archive is not tampered with, you can calculate md5 checksum and compare the value with one from the NetBeans’ website:

md5sum netbeans-6.5-ml-java-linux.sh

To make downloaded archive executable open shell and in the directory where the file is type:

chmod +x netbeans-6.5-ml-java-linux.sh

and after that execute it:

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