How to Install and Getting Started Apache Tomcat 7 Server for Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce Easy Visual-Guide

September 17, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

This Guide shows you How to Install the Apache Tomcat 7 Server Release on Linux Mint Maya 13 Xfce Desktop.

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

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

Tomcat on Mint
  1. Download Apache Tomcat 7 Server.

    Apache Tomcat 7 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

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

    Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat7 Server

    Login as SuperUser.


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

    Move the Tomcat Folder.

    mv /path/To/apache-tomcat-7 /usr/lib
  5. Check if Java is Installed on your Platform

    java -version

    The Output Need to Show a Version >= 1.6.

    Install Recommended Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK:

  6. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server

    • Start


    • Stop


  7. Then to Access Tomcat Admin on Browser Go.


  8. Tomcat 7 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat7 Deployment Quick Guide

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