How to Install Apache Maven 3 on Linux Fedora 18 Gnome3 32bit Step-by-Step Easy-Visual Guide

February 4, 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 Fedora Linux 18 GNOME3 i686 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 Fedora.

Apache on Fedora
  1. Download Apache Maven:

    Maven bin.tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Maven Binaries into /tmp
    Linux GNOME3 Extract Apache Maven

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

    Fedora Linux GNOME 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Maven3 Binaries

    su -c "mv /tmp/apache-maven-3* /opt"
  5. Check if Java JDK is Installed

    java -version

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

    If you Just Do Not Know How to Find JDK Location Try:

    locate bin/java | grep jdk

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

    Set-Up and Use the locate Command on Fedora

    If Java JDK is Not Installed then:

    Install Oracle-Sun JDK for Fedora
  6. Setup Maven 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 Fedora Linux :)

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