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Would I be able to install java runtime and chrome driver in droplet with shared cpu?

I need to install java runtime and chrome browser/driver, I would like to ask if I would be able to do it in droplet with shared cpu hosting via ssh terminal (under say 1 GiB Memory 25 GiB Storage 1,000 GiB Bandwidth $6.00 per month plan)?


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Bobby Iliev
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December 28, 2022

Hi there,

With all Droplets you do have root access, meaning that you will be able to install any packages that you need to.

You can follow the steps here on how to install Java for example:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-java-with-apt-on-ubuntu-22-04

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby

KFSys
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December 27, 2022

Hi @marcoray,

You will be able to install it however I believe you might have trouble running it as your Memory might be insufficient. You can always try and add SWAP as well to the Droplet:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorial_collections/how-to-add-swap-space

However, you’ll still need a more powerful droplet I think.