How-to Install Apache Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Visual-Guide

April 11th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Apache Tomcat 9 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 9 Java Web Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit GNU+Linux Desktop/Server.

Apache Tomcat 9 supports the Java Servlet 4.0, JavaServer Pages 2.4, Java Unified Expression Language 3.1 and Java API for WebSocket 2.0 specifications.

The Guide include a Link to Tomcat 9 Deplyoment Getting-Started Guide.

Finally to improve the Visualization of the whole Process the How-to install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu Tutorial includes the Essential Screenshots.

Install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit - Open Terminal
  2. Download Apache Tomcat 9 Server

    Apache Tomcat 9 tar.gz
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/apache-tomcat-9*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocate Apache Tomcat 9
    First Set Permissions with:

    sudo chmod -R root:root /tmp/apache-tomcat-9*
    sudo chmod -R +xr /tmp/apache-tomcat-9*

    Then Switch contents:

    sudo mv /tmp/apache-tomcat-9* /opt/apache-tomcat-9
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle-Sun Java JDK 8+ on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  6. Commands to Start and Stop the Tomcat Server

    To Start Up:

    sudo /opt/apache-tomcat-9/bin/

    To Shut Down:

    sudo /opt/apache-tomcat-9/bin/
  7. To Access Tomcat Server Admin on Browser Go to


  8. Tomcat 9 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide

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