How-to Install Neo4J on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide

July 6th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Neo4J Quick-Start Ubuntu 16.04




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install Neo4J on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Server.

Especially relevant: the Neo4J Database is Entirely Based on Java and the Installation on Ubuntu Require the Oracle Java JDK.

The Neo4J Graph Database can be considered as Special purpose NoSQL database Optimized for Relation-heavy Data.

Furthermore the one advantage that Neo4J Database have is easy representation, retrieval and manipulation of relationships between the entities in the system.

Finally here is Described a System-Wide Installation, for a Local One Simply Change Paths Consequently…

How-to Install Neo4J on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. First Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    How-to Install Neo4J on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Server Shell…

  2. Download Latest Neo4J Community Edition for Linux:

    Neo4J for Linux tar.gz
  3. Then Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Neo4J tar.gz Extraction Path
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/neo4j*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocate Neo4J Folder

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mv /tmp/neo4j* /opt/
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK 6/7/8 for Ubuntu
  6. Creating the neo4j User

    useradd neo4j

    Set User Pass:

    passwd neo4j
  7. Finally to Start/Stop the Neo4J Database Server

    cd /opt/neo4j*

    Starting Neo4J Server:

    su neo4j
    ./bin/neo4j console

    Stopping Neo4J Server:

    Ctrl+c
  8. Getting-Started with Neo4J Database on Linux:

    Neo4J Quick-Start Guide
  9. How-to Install Neo4J on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Neo4J on Browser

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