Installing OR-Tools for Java from Binary on Linux

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 Introduction

This guide explains how to install OR-Tools for Java on Linux.

Although these instructions might also work on other Linux variants, we have only tested them on machines meeting the following requirements:

  • Alpine Edge 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Centos Stream 8 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Centos 7 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Debian 11 (bullseye) 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Debian 10 (buster) 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 36 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 35 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 34 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 33 64-bit (x86_64)
  • OpenSuse Leap 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 22.10 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)

Prerequisites

The following sections describe the prerequisites for installing OR-Tools.

Java JDK >= 8.0

To install the Java JDK version 8.0 or higher, open a terminal window and enter:

Alpine

sudo apk add openjdk8
export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.8-openjdk

Centos

sudo dnf install -y java-1.8.0-openjdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel

Centos

sudo yum install -y java-1.8.0-openjdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel

Debian

sudo apt install -y default-jdk
export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/default-java

Debian

sudo apt install -y default-jdk
export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/default-java

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y java-openjdk java-openjdk-devel

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y java-openjdk java-openjdk-devel

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y java-openjdk java-openjdk-devel

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y java-openjdk java-openjdk-devel

OpenSUSE

sudo zypper install -y java-1_8_0-openjdk java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y default-jdk

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y default-jdk

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y default-jdk

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y default-jdk

Maven >= 3.3

To install Maven version 3.3 or higher, open a terminal window and enter:

Alpine

sudo apk add maven

Centos

sudo dnf install -y maven

Centos

sudo yum install -y maven

Debian

sudo apt install -y maven

Debian

sudo apt install -y maven

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y maven

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y maven

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y maven

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y maven

OpenSUSE

sudo zypper install -y maven

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y maven

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y maven

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y maven

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y maven

You can test Maven is correctly installed and can find java using the following command:

mvn -v

Installing OR-Tools

Take the following steps to install the OR-Tools library for Java:

Download and extract the binary distribution for your system:

Validate your installation

To test your Java installations, open a terminal window and navigate to the directory where you unpacked the binary distribution. Then enter the following command:

make test

This runs a selection of examples for OR-Tools. If all the examples run successfully, you are ready to get started with OR-Tools.