How to Install GlassFish 5 on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Step by Step

April 11, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing

  1. 2. Downloading

    Download GlassFish 5 App Server for Linux:

    Get GlassFish 5 Zip

    And the Full Platform is Used rather than Web Profile.

  2. 3. Extracting

    Then Extract Glassfish 5
    First Check if Unzip is there:

    which unzip

    If Not then to Install the Unzip Tool:

    sudo apt install unzip

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    Then Double-Click on Archive and Decompress it into /tmp:

     - Extract

    Or from Command Line:

    unzip -d /tmp/ $HOME/Downloads/glassfish*.zip
  3. 4. Installing Oracle JDK

    How to Install Required Oracle Java JDK 8+ on Ubuntu Linux

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  4. 5. Installing GlassFish

    Finally, to Install GlassFish 5 in Ubuntu
    (Here we describe a System-Wide Setup, for a Local one Just Run from inside Home)
    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/glassfish5

    And then Switch contents:

    sudo mv /tmp/glassfish5 /opt/

    Furthermore, Append GlassFish into User’s Path:

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

    To Reload Path simply:

    bash

    Finally, to Test GlassFish 5 Installation:

    which asadmin

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