Jenkins – Installation – Linux

Jenkins is a self-contained Java-based program, ready to run out-of-the-box, with packages for Windows, Mac OS X and other Unix-like operating systems. As an extensible automation server, Jenkins can be used as a simple CI server or turned into the continuous delivery hub for any project.

To install and setup the Jenkins server on the Linux machine Java is the requirements. Steps are,

1- Java

2- Download Jenkins Binary

3- Install Jenkins

1- Java is a requirement.

Use sudo user to install Java.

> sudo apt install openjdk-8-jre

> sudo update-alternatives --config java

2- Install Jenkins

First download the Jenkins Binary for debian Linux.

> wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

> sudo sh -c 'echo deb binary/ > \

> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jenkins.list'

> sudo apt-get update

Now install the Jenkins on the machine.

> sudo apt-get install jenkins

3- Access Server


> /var/lib/jenkins/secrets/initialAdminPassword

> sudo cat /var/lib/jenkins/secrets/initialAdminPassword

Ali Imran
Over the past 20+ years, I have been working as a software engineer, architect, and programmer, creating, designing, and programming various applications. My main focus has always been to achieve business goals and transform business ideas into digital reality. I have successfully solved numerous business problems and increased productivity for small businesses as well as enterprise corporations through the solutions that I created. My strong technical background and ability to work effectively in team environments make me a valuable asset to any organization.

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