How to Install & Getting Started on Apache Tomcat 7 Server for Linux Debian 6 Squeeze KDE 4 Easy Visual-Guide

September 17, 2012 | By Regaz.

This Guide shows you How to Install and Getting-Started on the Apache Tomcat 7 Server for Debian 6 Squeeze Kde 4 Desktop.

Inside the Post you will Find a Link to Getting-Started with Tomcat 7 Deployment on Debian Linux.

Finally, to improve the Visualization of the whole Process the Post includes the Essential Screenshots.

Tomcat 7 on Debian
  1. Download Apache Tomcat 7 Server.

    Apache Tomcat 7 tar.gz
  • Double-Click and Extract into /tmp Folder

  • Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Debian LinuxSqueeze Kde 4 Open Terminal
  • Relocate Tomcat 7

    Login as SuperUser.


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo


    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat*
    mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-7* /usr/share
  • Check if Java is Installed on your Platform

    java -version

    The Output Need to Show a Version >= 1.6.

    If Oracle Java JDK 7 is Not Installed then:

    Install the Latest Java JDK 7 on Linux
  • Command to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server

  • Then to Access Tomcat Admin on Browser Go.


  • Tomcat 7 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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