How to Install GlassFish 5 on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Step by Step

October 23, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install GlassFish 5 Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty

Welcome Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install GlassFish 5 in Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Server.

And the GlassFish 5 Ubuntu 17.04 Installation is Quick and Easy, involving only the execution of few Basic Shell’s Commands.

Especially relevant: the Only Requirement is an Oracle Java JDK 8+ Installation.

The Post Include the Basic Installation’s Screenshots to make the Visualization of the whole Process Easier.

Finally to the article Bottom you Find a Link to Quick Start with GlassFish 5 Java EE 8 Server.

How to Install GlassFish 5 on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Step by Step - Featured

What’s the Reasons to Choose GlassFish 5 App Server between the Others Java-Servers Open Source Alternatives?

  • GlassFish is the Java EE reference implementation
  • Support Latest version of the JEE 8 Specification
  • Commercial-Professional Support Available
  1. Download GlassFish 5 JEE 8 App Server for Linux:

    Get GlassFish 5

    And the Full Platform is Used rather than Web Profile.

  2. Installing Unzip Tool
    Check if already there:

    which unzip

    If not then:

    sudo apt-get install unzip

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

  3. Then Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

     - Extract

    Or from Command Line:

    unzip -d /tmp/ $HOME/Downloads/glassfish*.zip
  4. Next Open Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install GlassFish 5 on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Step by Step - Open Terminal
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK 8+ on Ubuntu Linux

    Install Oracle JDK+ for Ubuntu
  6. Finally to Install GlassFish 5 in Ubuntu
    (Here we describe a System Wide Installation, if not just skip this and next 2 steps)
    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/glassfish5

    And Switch contents:

    sudo mv /tmp/glassfish5 /opt/
  7. Furthermore Append GlassFish into User’s Path

    echo "export PATH=$PATH:/opt/glassfish5/bin" >> ~/.bashrc

    To Reload Path simply:

  8. To Test GlassFish 5 Installation

    which asadmin
  9. GlassFish 5 Quick Start Guide for Ubuntu:

    Glassfish 5 Quick Start
  10. Now Thanks to Oracle and the GlassFish Community You Can Fully Enjoy the JEE 8 Development on GlassFish 5 App Server.

Install GlassFish 5 Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Step by Step - GlassFish 5 Browser Admin Interface

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