LXFree for Java

Windows OpenJDK Installation Instructions for Java 11


1)  Download and Install LXFree for Java 11.

After the install you will get a message that the application requires a JRE and the openJDK webpage (https://jdk.java.net/11) will open in your browser.


2)  Click on the Windows/x64 zip link to download the openjdk in a zip file.


3)  Choose to save the zip file to your Downloads folder.


4)  Look in Downloads for the OpenJDK zip file.

    At this time it is named "openjdk-11.0.1_windows x-64_bin.zip"


5)  Right click the downloaded zip file and choose >Extract All...

    Uncompress the zip file into the Downloads folder,
    you will re-name and move it next.


7)  Change the name of the the unzipped folder to Java.

    Downloads/openjdk-11.0.1_windows x-64_bin changes to
    Downloads/Java


8)  The name of the folder inside this folder must be jdk-11.0.1.

    Downloads/Java/jdk-11.0.1


9)  Move the renamed Java folder to %AppData%/Java

    %AppData% is likely
    C:\Users\Personal\AppData\Roaming
    Type %AppData% into the search box to find it.


10)  You should have the following directory structure:

     %AppData%
        Java
           jdk-11.0.1
        LXSeries4Windows
           LXFreeForJava.exe
           LXFreeForJava.jar


11)  Double-click the LXFreeForJava application to verify that it launches.