6 Steps to Install Gradle on Ubuntu 20.04

Gradle is a free & open-source build tool. It is used for JAVA projects. It is the combination of Ant & Maven. It uses Apache Groovy for defining the java-project & build scripts.

There are some steps to setup Gradle on ubuntu 20.04

Step 1: Update the System.

apt-get update

Step 2: Install Java.

apt-get install openjdk-11-jdk

Step 3: Check the Java version.

java -version

  • Here is the command output.

Step 4: Download the latest version of Gradle using wget command.

wget https://services.gradle.org/distributions/gradle-7.2-bin.zip -P /tmp

  • Install unzip.

apt-get install unzip.

  • Extract the downloaded Gradle zip file.

unzip -d /opt/gradle /tmp/gradle-*.zip

  • List the Gradle files.

ls /opt/gradle/gradle-7.2

Step 5: Configure the Environment variables for Gradle.

vim /etc/profile.d/gradle.sh

  • Add the following lines:

export GRADLE_HOME=/opt/gradle/gradle-7.2
export PATH=${GRADLE_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

  • Provide the following Permission.

chmod +x /etc/profile.d/gradle.sh

  • Apply the configured environment variables using source command.

source /etc/profile.d/gradle.sh

Step 6: Check the Gradle version.

gradle -v

  • Here  is the commands output.


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