How-to Install Apache Tomcat 8 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32-64bit Getting-Started Easy Guide

December 14th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Tomcat 8 for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Tomcat 8 Server on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.

Tomcat 8 Support Java EE 7, Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.

The Apache Tomcat 8 is Java EE 7 Compliant with this New Features:

  • Support for Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.
  • The default connector implementation is now the Java non-blocking implementation (NIO) for both HTTP and AJP.
  • A new resources implementation that replaces Aliases, VirtualLoader, VirtualDirContext, JAR resources and external repositories with a single, consistent approach for configuring additional web application resources.

Inside the Post you will Find a Link to Quickly Getting-Started with Tomcat 8 Deployment on Linux Mint.

For an Easy Visualization of the Entire Process the Install Apace Tomcat 8 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Tutorial Include the Essential Screenshots.

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  1. Open a Command Line Session

    Install Tomcat 8 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Open Terminal
  2. Download Apache Tomcat 8 Server

    Apache Tomcat8 tar.gz
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat 8 Folder

    sudo chmod -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat*
    sudo mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-8* /opt/
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  6. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server
    • Start
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/startup.sh
    • Stop
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/shutdown.sh
  7. To Access Tomcat Server Backend on Browser Go

    localhost:8080
  8. Tomcat 8 Deployment Quick Getting-Started:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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