How to Install and Configure Apache Tomcat (Linux)
Apache Tomcat can be installed and configured for first time use on Linux operating systems in a straightforward way.
Every major Linux distribution offers a package manager for installing software such as Tomcat. For example,
yum is often used on Red Hat operating systems and
apt-get is used for Ubuntu. The
apt-get command is actually a part of the Advanced Package Tool (APT) for Debian Linux.
In this topic I will demonstrate the use of
To learn how to install and configure Apache Tomcat for the Ubuntu distribution of Linux, follow these 4 steps:
Open a terminal window. At the prompt, type:
This command will update the package information on your computer.
sudo apt-get update
In the same terminal window type:
This command will install tomcat7 in your Linux environment. Directories and scripts will also be configured.
sudo apt-get install tomcat7
You can also install helpful web applications like the Tomcat Web Application Manager:
sudo apt-get install tomcat7-admin
- Tomcat install and initial configuration is now complete.