Jenkins installation on Ubuntu 19.10 (eoan)

Jenkins isn’t part of the repositories for Ubuntu 19.10 but can be easily installed after adding it. Steps below:

Download and add the key

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

Add the repo to the sources file

echo deb binary/ | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jenkins.list


sudo apt update

Install Java

sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk

Install Jenkins

sudo apt install jenkins

Start the Jenkins service

sudo systemctl start jenkins

Access the Jenkins installation via a browser at: http://<ip_address>:8080

Admin password

Access the admin user password as per the below

cat /var/lib/jenkins/secrets/initialAdminPassword

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