How to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

February 19, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager OSS for Ubuntu Xenial is the world’s only repository manager with FREE support for popular formats.

Furthermore, Nexus Repository Manager OSS can Manage All these formats:

  • Maven
  • .NET
  • Docker Private Registry
  • Node & npm
  • Bower
  • Ruby, RubyGems and Gem
  • Raw & Maven Sites
  • Git LFS
  • Yum

Finally, the Only Requirement for Nexus Repository Manager OSS is a working Oracle Java 8+ Installation on Ubuntu System.

How to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Install Required Oracle Java JRE/JDK on Ubuntu Linux

    Oracle Java Ubuntu Setup
  3. Download Nexus Repository Manager OSS for Ubuntu GNU/Linux

    Nexus Repository Manager OSS tar.gz Linux
  4. Then Extract into /tmp Directory
    If it does Not Open automatically then Double-Click on File Manager:

    How to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Extracting
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/nexus*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  5. Next Relocate Nexus Repo Manager
    Here is described a System-Wide Setup, for a Put stuff into Home Folder…

    sudo mv /tmp/nexus* /opt/nexus

    Then do the same also for the Sonatype Data Directory:

    sudo mv /tmp/sonatype-work /opt/nexus

    Again, Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /opt/nexus

  6. Now to Run Nexus OSS

    sudo cd /opt/nexus/bin

    To Start on Shell with Log output execute:

    ./nexus run

    And to Stop the Repository Manager:
    Simply Hit Ctrl+c
    But instead to Run it in Background:

    ./nexus start

    Then the Daemon can be Managed with the Commands: stop, restart, force-reload, and status.
    Instead to Run it as a Service look This Doc.

  7. Finally, to Access Nexus Repo UI
    Locally on: http://localhost:8081/
    Instead for Remote Access the set the IP accordly…

    How to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Nexus Repository Manager User Interface
  8. How to Getting-Started with Nexus Repository Manager OSS

    Nexus Repository Manager OSS Getting-Started Guide
  9. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install Nexus Repository Manager OSS on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial!


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