Installation on Linux Using a Yum Repository

The layered Zulu product package includes the following installation packages.

Zulu Package Name Description Dependencies
zuluX zuluX-jdk alias None
zuluX-jre-headless Headless Java Runtime (without GUI support) None
zuluX-jre Headful Java Runtime (with GUI support) zuluX-jre-headless
zuluX-jdk-headless Headless Java Development Kit (without GUI support) zuluX-jre-headless
zuluX-jdk Headful Java Development Kit (with GUI support)



zuluX-src Java Development Kit public source snapshot None
zuluX-doc Java Development Kit documentation (man pages) None
zuluX-demo Java Development Kit demos and examples zuluX-jdk

Where X is the Zulu version: 15, 13, 11, 8, or 7.

  1. Log in as root or use sudo.

  2. Complete the steps described in Add the Yum Repository on a RHEL, SLES, or Oracle Linux System.

  3. Install a Zulu package. Select the command for your environment.

    • For RHEL6,7 or Oracle Linux

      sudo yum install <zulu_package_name>

    • For RHEL8

      sudo dnf install <zulu_package_name>

    • For SLES

      sudo zypper install <zulu_package_name>


    Zulu 8

    To install zulu8-jre-headless on RHEL8, run:

    sudo dnf install zulu8-jre-headless