Install Oracle JRE on Debian Linux (including ARM architectures)

Fusion requires that a Java 8 JRE (Java Runtime Environment) be installed on your Fusion server.  By default, all versions of Fusion for Linux use the OpenJDK JRE.  While IPConfigure recommends OpenJDK for most installations, embedded devices using ARM processors may see substantial performance gains when using the Oracle JRE instead of the OpenJDK JRE.

The following commands will install Oracle JDK 8 (which includes the Oracle JRE) for x86-64, i386, or armhf hardware architectures:


$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

Other Debian (Raspbian, Armbian, etc.)

$ sudo -s
$ echo "deb xenial main" \
| tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-java.list $ echo "deb-src xenial main" \
| tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-java.list $ apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys EEA14886 $ apt-get update $ apt-get install oracle-java8-installer $ exit

Verify JRE Type and Restart Fusion

After the Oracle JRE is installed, verify it is accessible to Fusion by running the command:

$ java -version

If the Oracle JRE has been installed successfully, you will see output similar to:

java version "1.8.0_101"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_101-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 25.101-b13, mixed mode)

If the OpenJDK JRE is still active, you will see the following output:

openjdk version "1.8.0_91"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_91-8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1-b14)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.91-b14, mixed mode)

Finally, restart Fusion using the command:

$ sudo service fusion restart


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    Jared Allen

    This is outdated and the repo no longer works