How-to Install Latest HBase Database Server for Linux Fedora 18 KDE4 32bit/64bit Step-by-Step Easy-Visual Guide

March 9th, 2013 by Regaz

The Step-by-Step Guide Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest HBase Server Release on Fedora Linux 18 KDE4 i686/x8664 Desktop.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the essentials steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

Inside the Post you Find a Link to Get Installed the Required Oracle Official Java JDK for Fedora Linux.

HBase Gnome Penguin
  1. Download Latest HBase Database Server Stable Release

    Latest HBase Stable tar.gz Release
  2. Right-Click on Archive > Open with Ark

    Extract Into /tmp

    Linux KDE4 HBase tar.gz Archive Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux14-18 Kde4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate the HBase Server


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mv /tmp/hbase* /opt
  5. Setup the HBase Server WriteTo Location

    The Server by Default Write Into /tmp So to Keep the Data over Reboot Set a New Location.

    nano /opt/hbase*/conf/hbase-site.xml

    Inserts Setup Between Existing Configuration Tags:


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit :)

  6. Setup JAVA_HOME for HBase

    Check if Oracle Java JDK 1.6+ is Installed:

    which java

    The Output Should Contains “/jdk1.X.Y”, If Not See Below How to Install Oracle JDK for Linux Mint.

    How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Fedora Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK for Fedora

    JAVA_HOME Env. Variable Setup:

    nano /opt/hbase*/conf/

    Uncomment the Line Containing JAVA_HOME and Set the Right Path.

  7. Quick Getting-Started with HBase Database Server

    HBase Database Quick Start

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