JavaFX on Raspberry Pi

Chris Newland chris at
Sun Dec 6 11:10:16 UTC 2015

Hi Scott,

If you don't mind the bleeding edge I publish OpenJFX nightlies here for x86 (Linux and OSX) and ARM (Pi etc)

They just unzip over your existing JDK/JRE.



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> On 6 Dec 2015, at 02:29, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at> wrote:
> I seem to recall that the Arm builds of Java 8 no longer include JavaFX.  I just installed 8u65 on my Raspberry Pi and that does in fact appear to be the case.
> The web page was last updated in June and it implies that JavaFX is included in the Java 8 Arm build.  Where do I find the current instructions for getting JavaFX onto a Raspberry Pi?
> Is there anything pre-built available, or am I forced to build it myself with the instructions here: ?
> I’m using a Mac, and the instructions say that mainly Linux is used to cross-build for Arm, so hopefully I won’t get stuck in build hell :-)
> I also noticed that JavaME builds include the Device I/O API  (
> Is it possible to use these APIs and JavaFX on a Raspberry Pi at the same time?  Can the Device I/O libraries (.jar and .so) simply be copied over from a JavaME install to a JavaSE install?  Do Java 9 modules help with any of that?
> Regards,
> Scott

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