How to Install ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Easy Guide

June 26, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

ActiveMQ Ubuntu 17.04 Installation Guide

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Server.

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

Some ActiveMQ Features are:

  • 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
How-to Install ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Featured
  1. First open a Terminal shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Open Terminal
    Or LogIn into Shell…
  2. Download Apache ActiveMQ for Linux:

    ActiveMQ Linux tar.gz
  3. Then Extract the Archive into /tmp/
    With the Archive Manager (If needed Double-Click on file).

    How-to Install ActiveMQ on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Archive Extraction

    Or from Shell:

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

    Install Oracle JDK 8+ for Ubuntu
  5. Finally to Install it 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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