How-to Install Latest Apache Forrest on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

May 23rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Apache Forrest Quick-Start for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Forrest on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux Desktop/Server.

Apache Forrest ™ software is a publishing framework that Transforms Input from various sources into a Unified Presentation in one or more output formats.

The modular and Extensible Plug-in Architecture of Apache Forrest is based on Apache Cocoon and the relevant industry standards that separate presentation from content.

Forrest can Generate Static Documents, or be used as a Dynamic Server, or be deployed by its automated facility.

Apache Forrest Quick-Start for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Latest Apache Forrest Release:

    Get Apache Forrest tar.gz
  2. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Forrest Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Shell

  3. Extract Both Archives into /tmp

    tar xvfz $HOME/Downloads/apache-forrest*tar.gz -C /tmp/
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  5. Relocate Apache Forrest

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/apache-forrest* /opt/"

    For a Local Installation Modify Path Consequently…

  6. Set User Env Variables

    echo "export FORREST_HOME=/opt/apache-forrest-[X.Y]" >> $HOME/.bashrc
    echo "export PATH=$PATH:$FORREST_HOME/bin" >> $HOME/.bashrc
    source $HOME/.bashrc
  7. Running Apache Forrest Server

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/apache-forrest* /opt/"
  8. Getting-Started with Apache Forrest on Linux:

    Apache Forrest Quick-Start

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