I installed Ubuntu 18.04. Then I installed NetBeans with sudo apt-get install netbeans. Now NetBeans doesn't work. It gives cannot access java.lang errors, such as:

cannot access java.lang  
 Fatal Error: Unable to find package java.lang in classpath or bootclasspath

NetBeans doesn't work


You have NetBeans 10 version in Ubuntu 18.04 but your JDK is either version 11 (openjdk-11-jdk) or version 8 (openjdk-8-jdk), so install latest NetBeans version and openjdk-11-jdk instead. Apache NetBeans can be installed from the terminal in Ubuntu 18.04 with the following command.

sudo snap install netbeans --classic

The netbeans snap package includes the Base IDE, Java Development Tools and Plug-in Development Tools.

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