How-to Install Latest Apache Maven on Fedora GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 18th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Apache Maven Fedora Install

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Apache Maven 3.x on Fedora 32/64bit Desktop/Server.

Sure that the Apache Maven is also in the Fedora Yum Repositories, but if You want to be Sure of Install the Latest Maven Release then Follow this Tutorial…

The Apache Maven 3 SetUp Require a Working Java JDK 7+ Installation, so You will Find Link to Installing Oracle Java JDK on Fedora.

Furthermore, Maven calls its build scripts Project Object Model (POM) files. These POM files are in XML, and each Maven project or module will have an accompanying pom.xml file.

A Project Management Tool such as Maven provides a Superset of features found in a Build Tool.

Finally, Maven in Addition to providing Build capabilities, can also Run Reports, Generate a Web Site, and Managig Communication among members of a Working Team.

How-to Install Latest Apache Maven on Fedora - Featured
  1. Download Apache Maven 3.x Binaries:

    Maven bin.tar.gz for Fedora
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Latest Apache Maven on Fedora - Open Terminal
    Or LogIn into Shell…
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf apache-maven*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Verify that JDK 7+ is Installed on System

    java -version

    How-to Install Oracle JDK 7+ on Fedora:

    Install Oracle JDK for Fedora
  5. Relocate Maven Binaries

    sudo su

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

    rm /home/[myUser]/Downloads/apache-maven*bin.tar.gz
    chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-maven*
    mv /tmp/apache-maven* /opt/
  6. Add Maven Binaries to User Path

    nano $HOME/.bashrc


    export PATH=$PATH:/opt/apache-maven-[X.Y.X]/bin

    Ctrl+X to Save and Exit from “nano” :)

    Load New SetUp:

    source $HOME/.bashrc
  7. Test Maven Installation

    mvn -version
  8. Quick-Start with Maven Projects Management:

    Maven Quick-Start Guide
  9. Quick-Start with Eclipse Java Developers on Fedora:

    Install Eclipse Java for Fedora

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