How to Install Apache Maven in Linux
Apache Maven is an opensource software is mainly used for Building the project, Managing the entire project’s Reporting & documentation features. Installing Apache Maven in Linux is easy Steps. Maven is used to build many number of projects at the same time with standard output types such as WAR, JAR, etc.
Lets see the Installation of Apache Maven in Linux,
Pre-Requisite is to have Java Installed in the machine, Please check by following command
# java -version java version "1.7.0_91" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (amzn-18.104.22.168.63.amzn1-x86_64 u91-b00) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.91-b01, mixed mode)
If Java is not installed, Follow this blog to install java – How to Install Java JDK in Linux
Step 1: Download the Apache Maven
From the official Site of Apache Maven using wget command or Click here to download the latest version,
# wget http://apache.spinellicreations.com/maven/maven-3/3.3.9/binaries/apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz http://apache.spinellicreations.com/maven/maven-3/3.3.9/binaries/apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz .......... Connecting to apache.spinellicreations.com (apache.spinellicreations.com)|22.214.171.124|:80... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK .......... Saving to: ‘apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz’ apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz 100%[=================================>] 8.10M 3.26MB/s in 2.5s
Step 2: Extract the Tar.Gz File
Using tar command extract the file and delete the tar file to save disk space.
# tar -xvzf apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz # rm -f apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz
Step 3: Set the Environmental Variables in the Path
copy the below lines and paste below in the bash profile file i.e /etc/bash.bashrc or in /etc/profile, These settings is for system wide,
export M2_HOME=/opt/apache-maven-3.3.9 export M2=$M2_HOME/bin export PATH=$M2:$PATH # source /etc/profile
Ohaawayy… Installation of Apache Maven completes, Now we can check by issuing this command
# mvn -version Apache Maven 3.3.9 (bb52d8502b132ec0a5a3f4c09453c07478323dc5; 2015-11-10T16:41:47+00:00) Maven home: /opt/apache-maven-3.3.9 Java version: 1.7.0_91, vendor: Oracle Corporation Java home: /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.7.0-openjdk-126.96.36.199.x86_64/jre Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: UTF-8 OS name: "linux", version: "4.1.13-19.30.amzn1.x86_64", arch: "amd64", family: "unix"