How to Install Apache ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Easy Guide

April 12, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

ActiveMQ Quick-Start for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache ActiveMQ for JMS on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 Linux Desktop/Server.

As Pre-Requisite for Apache ActiveMQ is the Oracle Java SE JDK 8+ Installation Ubuntu Linux.

Some ActiveMQ Framework Features:

  • Fully JMS Compliant
  • Connectivity (Wide range of Connectivity Options with protocols: Http/s, IP multicast, STOMP, TCP, UDP, XMPP)
  • Pluggable persistence and security
  • Building messaging applications with Java
  • Integration with application servers (Apache Tomcat, Jetty, Apache Geronimo, JBoss)
  • Client APIs (C/C++,.NET,Perl,Python,Ruby and more)
  • Broker clustering (Many ActiveMQ brokers can work together as a network of brokers for scalability purposes)
  • Dramatically simplified administration
Getting-Started with ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Download Apache ActiveMQ for Linux:

    ActiveMQ Linux tar.gz
  2. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+T on desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start with Apache ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Open Terminal
    Or LogIn into Shell…
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf apache-activemq*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK 8+ for Ubuntu
  5. Relocate Apache ActiveMQ Folder

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

    Set the SuperUser as owner with:

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /opt/apache-activemq*"
  6. Apache ActiveMQ Quick-Start Guide on Linux:

    ActiveMQ Quick-Start

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