Java JRE/JDK for FreeBSD?

Polytropon freebsd at
Thu May 12 10:28:41 UTC 2016

On Thu, 12 May 2016 06:44:08 +0200 (CEST), Norbert Raimund Leisner wrote:
> Hello support-team, hello Roman,
> on the Oracle website
> I didn´t find a suitable FreeBSD package there  for Java.

Usually you don't manually download stuff from websites and
then install them to FreeBSD. That's what the package installer
"pkg" and the ports collection is intended for. The FreeBSD
project maintains its own package repositories independent
from those "Oracle" offers. :-)

For FreeBSD, there are different JDKs and JREs. When I needed
one, I simply installed "diablo-jdk" and "javavmwrapper" from
the ports collection. You will find JAVA related tools in the
"java" category, both native for FreeBSD and for Linux ABI.

That said, you could try to use the Linux JRE...

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