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The Red Hat build of OpenJDK is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

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Red Hat build of OpenJDK enables developers to run Java applications on a wide variety of environments, with enterprise support for RHEL, Red Hat OpenShift, and Windows. If you prefer to download it manually, click here.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

Red Hat build of OpenJDK is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Windows, and other Linux environments as a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and a complete Java Development Kit (JDK).


Install OpenJDK using YUM installer:

$ sudo yum install java-17-openjdk
$ java -version

openjdk version "17.0.2" 2022-01-18 LTS
OpenJDK Runtime Environment 21.9 (build 17.0.2+8-LTS)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM 21.9 (build 17.0.2+8-LTS, mixed mode, sharing)


Install OpenJDK using a tar.xz file:

Download the file and run the following commands:

$ mkdir ~/jdks

$ cd ~/jdks

$ tar -xf java-17-openjdk- -C ~/jdks

$ ln -s ~/jdks/java-17-openjdk- ~/jdks/java-17

$ export JAVA_HOME=~/jdks/java-17


Install OpenJDK on Windows:

  1. Download the installer
  2. Download the package and install it manually:
    1. Download the file and extract the archive contents of an archive to a directory of your choice.
    2. Set the path: 
      C:\> setx /m PATH
    3. Set the JAVA_HOME variable:
      C:\> setx /m JAVA_HOME 

Other Linux

Red Hat build of OpenJDK is available only on Windows and RHEL.  However, Eclipse Temurin is available for Debian and RPG Linux. Install the latest LTS version of Temurin via the following commands:


apt-get install temurin-17-jdk

yum install temurin-17-jdk

openSUSE/SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)/SLES:
zypper install temurin-17-jdk

Other installation options: 

sdk install java 17.0.5-tem

choco install temurin


Red Hat build of OpenJDK is not available for macOS. However, macOS users can download Eclipse Temurin, a version of OpenJDK that is supported by Red Hat.
Use Homebrew to install the latest long-term support (LTS) version of Temurin:
brew install –cask temurin

To install a specific version with Homebrew:
brew tap homebrew/cask-version

brew install --cask temurin17

brew install --cask temurin11

To uninstall a specific version:
brew uninstall --cask temurin

Other installation options:

sdk install java 17.0.5-tem

choco install temurin