How to Install Latest Apache Maven on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy 32/64-bit Linux Easy Guide

March 18, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Quick-Start with Maven 3.X on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Maven 3.x on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

Sure that the Apache Maven is also in the Ubuntu Apt Repositories, but if You want to be Certain of Getting-Installed Right the Latest Maven Release then Follow this Tutorial…

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

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

Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Featured
  1. Download Apache Maven 3.x Binaries

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

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Open Terminal
  3. Double-Click/Right-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 Xubuntu

    Install Oracle JDK for Xubuntu
  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/
    exit
  6. Add Maven Binaries to User Path

    nano $HOME/.bashrc

    Append:

    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 Xubuntu

    Install Eclipse Java for Xubuntu

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