How to Install Latest Apache Maven on Slackware 13.x-14.x Easy Guide

March 18, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Quick-Start with Maven 3.X on Slackware 13.x/14.x

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Maven 3.x on Slackware 13.x/14.x i686/x8664 Linux Desktop.

Especially relevant: Apache Maven is also in the Slackware Repositories, but if you want to be sure to Install Latest Maven Release then follow this Guidance.

The Apache Maven 3 SetUp Require a Working Java JDK 8+ Installation, so you will Find Link to Installing Oracle Java JDK on Slackware.

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.

But in Addition to providing Build capabilities, Maven can also Run Reports, Generate a Website, and Managig Communication among members of a Working Team

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  1. Download Apache Maven 3.x Binaries

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

    Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Slackware 13.x/14.x - 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 8+ is Installed on System

    java -version

    How to Install Oracle JDK 8+ on Slackware Linux

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  5. Relocate Maven Binaries

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    rm /home/[myUser]/Downloads/apache-maven*bin.tar.gz
    sudo 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 -v
  8. Quick-Start with Maven Projects Management

    Maven Quick Start Guide
  9. Quick-Start with Eclipse Java Developers on Slackware Linux

    Install Eclipse Java for Slackware

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