This Guide Shows You How-to Install the Latest Tomcat 7 Server Release on Ubuntu Linux 11-12 Desktop.
It’s Best to Install Tomcat 7 Using the Apache Official Distro Instead of Installing it by Ubuntu apt-get Packages.
In Fact the Ubuntu Packaged Tomcat 7 has Cut the Official Tomcat Distro in Pieces and doing so has Open the door to Unwanted Intrications and Complications in Configuration and Management.
Inside the Post you will Find a Link to Getting-Started with Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu Linux.
Finally to improve the Visualization of the whole Process the Post includes the Essential Screenshots.
Download TomcatApache Tomcat 7 tar.gz
- Find the Downloaded Package and Double-Click to Extract in /tmp
- Move the Tomcat 7 Folder to Location
Open a Terminal Window
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat*
mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-7* /opt
- Check if Java is Installed on your Platform
The Output Need to Show a Version >= 1.6.
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- Command to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server
Then to Access Tomcat Admin on Browser Go
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