How to Install Apache Maven 3 on Linux Debian 6 Squeeze Lxde 32bit Step-by-Step Easy-Visual Guide

January 31, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Step-by-Step Guide shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Apache Maven 3 Java Build Tool on Debian Linux 6 Squeeze Lxde i386 Desktop.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

Inside the Post you Find a Link to Get Installed the Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK for Debian.

Apache on Debian
  1. Download Apache Maven 3:

    Maven3 bin.tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Maven3 Binaries into /tmp
    Debian Lxde Extract Apache Maven

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

    Debian Linux Squeeze Lxde Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Maven Binaries

    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 Debian

    If Java JDK is Not Installed then:

    Install Oracle JDK for Debian
  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 Maven Installation

    mvn -v

    If you Get the Maven Version the Apache Maven has been Successfully Installed on Your Debian Linux Lxde :)

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