Java is updated multiple times for per year, adding new features as well as security enhancements.
Each Linux distro has a multiple options to ensure that you get the latest release of Java. Some have separate repositories, you also have the option of direct downloads for different releases of Java.
For Linux distros that include:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Wind River
- Oracle Linux...
....you can be sure that you have the most current downloads from Azul. Download Zulu Enterprise or visit the Zulu community on azul.com.