How-to Install Latest Apache Maven 3.0.5+ on Linux Xubuntu 12.04 Precise 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 4th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Apache Maven 3.0.5+ for Linux Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Xfce Amd64 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 Understand;)

Apache on Ubuntu
  1. Download Apache Maven 3:

    Maven3 bin.tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Maven3 Binaries into /tmpLinux Xubuntu Extract Apache Maven
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Xubuntu 12 Open Terminal
  4. 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 Try:

    locate bin/java | grep jdk

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

    Set-Up and Use the locate Command on Linux Xubuntu

    If Java JDK is Not Installed then:

    Oracle-Sun JDK 7 for Xubuntu
  5. Relocate Maven3
    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-maven*
    mv /tmp/apache-maven* /opt"
  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

    bash
  7. Test Maven3 Installation
    mvn -version

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

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