Java is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language. Interally, it uses a virtual machine, making “compiled” java programs very independent of the actual hardware executing them.
We provide the JRE / Java Runtime Environment (
java), but not the JDK / Java
Development Kit (
javac). If you need the latter, contact us, so we can add
We only provide the version available in CentOS 7.
Java is updated alongside the rest of CentOS 7 reglarily.
|Branch||State||Security Support Until|
|1.8||Bug fixes||January 2024|