How-to Install Latest Apache Maven on Linux Mint 18.x LTS Linux Easy Guide

March 10th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Quick-Start with Maven 3.X on Mint 18.x




Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Latest Apache Maven 3.x on Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena… LTS i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

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

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

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 Web Site, and Managig Communication among members of a Working Team.

Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Mint 18.x LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start with Apache Maven on Mint 18.x LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Apache Maven 3.x Binaries:

    Maven bin.tar.gz for Mint
  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 Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Mint:

    Installing Oracle JDK for Mint
  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 /home/[myUser]/Downloads/apache-maven*
    mv /home/[myUser]/Downloads/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 -version
  8. Quick-Start with Maven Projects Management:

    Maven Quick-Start Guide
  9. Quick-Start with Eclipse Java Developers on Mint:
    SetUp Eclipse for Java on Mint.

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