Apr 15, 2013

How to Install Netbean 7.3 on Ubuntu 13.04

Developed by Oracle, NetBean is one of the most favorite application to support web and software development among the software developers. It is a smart likely a smart shortcut application for programmers to develop various application. As the application which can be installed in the different operating system, NetBean offers various powerful features. Since JDK 7, users can easily install this application as a package. They don't need to install it one by one.

The current NetBean version is 7.3. This version provides some powerful features that support programming process. It makes programmers easy to check the mistakes on the program codes, suggestions on some common codes, etc. The features described by release note are below:
  • Rich Web applications (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Extended clipboard and refactoring improvements in Java Editor
  • JavaTM SE Development Kit 7 Update 13 support
  • Full support of JavaFX 2.2.5 SDK
  • Support for JavaME SDK 3.2

In the previous previous tutorial we showed you installation process for Netbean 7.2 for Ubuntu and Linux Mint. This tutorial will show you on how to install the Netbeans 7.3 on Ubuntu 13.04. Follow these instructions described below to do so:

1. Download the source package 
You can easily download the installer in the official website here. Make sure that you have the right installer according to you operating system. Once you did, go to the next step. Oracle provides the installer for all operating system. Make sure that you download the correct one.



2.  changing the source file permission 
To change the file permission to be executable, you need to run the terminal and go to the folder where the file is stored. By default, it will be stored on the Download directory. See the sample below as illustration:
cd ~/Downloads
The run the command to change the permission:
sudo chmod +x filename
The sample is here:
sudo chmod +x netbeans-7.3linux.sh
3. Execute the installer file
After changing the file permission, you can exactly run installer. Type this command to do:
./netbeans-7.3linux.sh
You will need to confirm some information and setting along the wizard install the software. Once finished, you will have the new Netbeans on your system. Enjoy!