How to Install and Getting Started Apache Tomcat 7 Server for Linux OpenSuse 12 Gnome 3 Easy Visual-Guide

September 17, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

This Guide shows you How to Install the Latest Tomcat 7 Server Release on Linux OpenSuse 12 GNOME3 Desktop.

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

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

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

    Apache Tomcat 7 tar.gz
  2. Find the Downloaded Package and Double-Click to Extract it

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

    Linux OpenSuse 12 GNOME 3 Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat 7

    Login as SuperUser.


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


    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.

    If Java JDK is Not Installed then:

    Install the Latest Java JDK on Linux
  6. Command to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server

    • Start


    • Stop


  7. Then to Access Tomcat Admin on Browser Go.


  8. Tomcat 7 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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