How-to Install Apache Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide

April 11th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Apache Tomcat 7 Quick-Start on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Tomcat 7 Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop/Server.

The Apache Tomcat software is an open source implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.

Inside the Post you will Find a Link to Getting-Started with Tomcat 7 Deployment on Ubuntu Linux.

Finally to improve the Visualization of the whole Process the How-to install Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Tutorial includes the Essential Screenshots.

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  1. Open a Shell session
    Ctr+Alt+t to open a Terminal emulator on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Apache Tomcat 7 Server for Linux

    Apache Tomcat 7 tar.gz
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf apache-tomcat*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat 7

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat*
    mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-7 /usr/lib"
  5. Check if Java is Installed on Ubuntu

    java -version

    The Output Need to Show a Version >= 1.6.

    How-to Install Required Oracle JDK for Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Oracle JDK Installation
  6. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server
    • Start
      /usr/lib/apache-tomcat-7/bin/startup.sh
    • Stop
      /usr/lib/apache-tomcat-7/bin/shutdown.sh
  7. Then to Access Tomcat Admin on Browser Go

    http://localhost:8080

  8. Tomcat 7 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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