How-to Install Apache Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Visual-Guide

April 21st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Apache Tomcat 8 Quick-Start on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Tomcat 8 Java Web Server on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop/Server.

Tomcat 8 Support Java EE 7, Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.

Inside the Post you find included instructions on How to Getting-Started with Tomcat 8 Deployment on Ubuntu Linux.

The Apache Tomcat 8 is Java EE 7 Compliant with this New Features:

  • Support for Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages 2.3, Java Unified Expression Language 3.0 and Java WebSocket 1.0.
  • The default connector implementation is now the Java non-blocking implementation (NIO) for both HTTP and AJP.
  • A new resources implementation that replaces Aliases, VirtualLoader, VirtualDirContext, JAR resources and external repositories with a single, consistent approach for configuring additional web application resources.

Finally to improve the Visualization of the whole Process the How-to install Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu Tutorial includes the Essential Screenshots.

Install Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet 32/64bit - Open Terminal
  2. Download Apache Tomcat 8 Server

    Apache Tomcat 8 tar.gz
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp


    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf apache-tomcat-8*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat 8

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat*
    sudo mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-8* /opt/
  5. How-to Install Recommended Oracle-Sun Java JDK on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  6. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server
    • Start
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/startup.sh
    • Stop
      /opt/apache-tomcat-8*/bin/shutdown.sh
  7. Then to Access Tomcat Admin on Browser Go

    http://localhost:8080

  8. Tomcat 8 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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