How-to Install Latest Apache Maven on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

March 18th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Quick-Start with Maven 3.X on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy



The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Maven 3.x on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander i386/amd64 Linux Desktop/Server.

Sure that the Apache Maven is also in the Ubuntu Apt Repositories, but if You want to be Certain of Getting-Installed Right the Latest Maven Release then Follow this Tutorial…

The Apache Maven 3 SetUp Require a Working Java JDK 6+ Installation, so You will Find Link to Installing Oracle Java JDK 7 on Kubuntu.

Maven calls its build scripts Project Object Model (POM) files. These POM files are in XML, and each Maven project or module will have an accompanying pom.xml file.

A Project Management Tool such as Maven provides a Superset of features found in a Build Tool.

But in Addition to providing Build capabilities, Maven can also Run Reports, Generate a Web Site, and Managig Communication among members of a Working Team.

Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Featured
  1. Download Apache Maven 3.x Binaries:

    Maven bin.tar.gz for Kubuntu
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctr+Alt+T

    Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Open Terminal
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf apache-maven*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Verify that JDK 6+ is Installed on System

    java -version

    How-to Install Oracle JDK 7 on Kubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK for Kubuntu
  5. Relocate Maven Binaries

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    rm /home/[myUser]/Downloads/apache-maven*bin.tar.gz
    chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-maven*
    mv /tmp/apache-maven* /opt/
    exit
  6. Add Maven Binaries to User Path

    nano $HOME/.bashrc

    Append:

    export PATH=$PATH:/opt/apache-maven-[X.Y.X]/bin

    Ctrl+X to Save and Exit from “nano” :)

    Load New SetUp:

    source $HOME/.bashrc
  7. Test Maven Installation

    mvn -version
  8. Quick-Start with Maven Projects Management:

    Maven Quick-Start Guide
  9. Quick-Start with Eclipse Java Developers on Kubuntu:

    Install Eclipse Java for Kubuntu
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