How-to Install Latest Apache Maven 3.0.5+ on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

September 3rd, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Apache Maven 3.0.5+ for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 Amd64 LTS Precise Pangolin Unity Desktop.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the essentials steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

Apache on Ubuntu
  1. Download Apache Maven 3:

    Maven bin.tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Maven3 Binaries into /tmpUbuntu Extract Apache Maven
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Ubuntu Linux Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Maven3 Binaries
    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/apache-maven-3* /opt"
  5. Check if Java is Installed
    java -version

    Next you Need to know the Path to the Java JDK.

    If you Just Do Not Know How Try:

    locate bin/java | grep jdk

    If locate is Not Set-Up the Look this Guide:

    Set-Up and Use the locate Command on Ubuntu

    If Java JDK is Not Installed then:

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  6. Setup Maven3 Path and Environment Variables
    nano ~/.bashrc

    Insert Something Like:

    export M3_HOME=/opt/apache-maven-3.0.4
    export M3=$M3_HOME/bin
    export PATH=$M3:$PATH
    export JAVA_HOME=
    export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH

    Load New .bashrc SetUp

  7. Test Maven3 Installation
    mvn -version

    If you Get the Maven Version the Apache Maven3 has been Successfully Installed on Ubuntu Linux 12 :)

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