How to Install Tomcat 9 Linux Mint 18 Easy Guide

Apache Tomcat 9 Linux Mint 18 Installation Guide

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Tomcat 9 Linux Mint 18.x Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktops.

First of all the 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.

Furthermore in the Guide is included 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 Mint Linux includes the essentials Screenshots.

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  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Tomcat 9 Linux Mint 18 - Open Terminal
  2. Download Apache Tomcat 9 Java Server

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

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/apache-tomcat-9*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. And Relocate Apache Tomcat 9
    First Set Permissions &amp Ownership 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 Mint:

    Install Oracle JDK for Mint
  6. Now the 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. Finally to Access Tomcat Server Admin on Browser Go to


  8. Tomcat 9 Deployment Quick Start:

    Tomcat Deployment Quick Guide