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How to Install Apache JMeter 5.4 on Ubuntu 20.04

How to Install Apache JMeter 5.4 on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1:
Check your Java Version first

$ java -version

for the Apache JMeter latest version (5.4) to date, java 8+ is required, if you don’t have the required Java version, get the version from https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase-downloads.html

Step 2:
Download the latest version of Apache JMeter from
http://jmeter.apache.org/download_jmeter.cgi
Download from terminal:

$ wget http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/apache/jmeter/binaries/ <Apache Version>

For Example:

$ wget http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/apache/jmeter/binaries/apache-jmeter-5.4.tgz

Step 3:
Extract the .tgz file#

$ tar xzvf apache-jmeter-5.4.tgz

Step 4:
Running the JMeter GUI
Go to the extracted directory, and into the bin directory

$ cd <extracted-Directory>/bin/
for example
$ cd apache-jmeter-5.4/bin/

run the shell command to start the GUI

$ sh jmeter.sh

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