How-to Install and Getting-Started with Solr 4 Search Server on Ubuntu Linux

January 7th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Ubuntu Apache Solr 4 Quick-Start Guide

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Apache Solr 4 Search Server on Ubuntu 12.04-Precise/12.10-Quantal/13.04-Raring/13.10-Saucy Linux.

Apache Solr is an industrial-strength, high performance, thread-safe search server based on Apache Lucene.

Solr uses Lucene under the covers to provide the most powerful full text search capabilities available in any open source product.

Inside the How-to Install Apache Solr on Ubuntu You find Link to Recommended Oracle Java JDK 7 Installation Guide.

Install Solr 4 on Ubuntu Linux - Featured
  1. Download Apache Solr Server for Linux:

    Get Solr 4+ for Linux
  2. Extract Apache Solr Archive:

    tar xvzf solr*.tgz
    rm solr*.tgz
  3. Relocate Apache Solr Search Server:

    sudo su -c "mv solr* /opt/"
  4. How-to Install Required Oracle-Sun JDK 7 on Ubuntu Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  5. Running Solr on Jetty Servlet Container

    cd /opt/solr*/example
    sudo java -jar start.jar
  6. Access Solr Admin Backend on Browser

  7. How-to Quick-Start with Solr Server on Linux:

    Solr Queries Quick-Start
Install Solr 4 on Ubuntu Linux - Solr Admin Backend

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