How to Install Tomcat 7 or 7.0.26 on Ubuntu 13.04

Install Tomcat 7 or Tomcat 7.0.26 or Tomcat 6 or Tomcat 5 on Ubuntu 11.10 or Ubuntu 11.04 or Ubuntu 10.10 or Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Install Tomcat 7 or 7.0.26 on Ubuntu 11.10 or 11.04 or 10.10 or 10.04 LTS

While it is possible that older versions of Tomcat may not be compatible with newer JVMs, all the currently supported Apache Tomcat versions (5.5.x, 6.0.x and 7.0.x) are known to run correctly on Java 6 JVMs. (Ref-http://tomcat.apache.org/migration.html)

we’ll download and extract Tomcat from the apache site

Find the appropriate installation version from : http://apache.hoxt.com/tomcat/, Download it manually or by wget command from the console.

Download Tomcat distribution Directory
Download Tomcat distribution Directory

Installing Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu. If you are running Ubuntu and want to use the Tomcat servlet container, you should not use the version from the repositories as it just doesn’t work correctly. Instead you’ll need to use the manual installation process that I’m outlining here. Before you install Tomcat you’ll want to make sure that you’ve installed Java.

Use Synaptic Package Manager to install Java.

Use Synaptic Package Manager to install Java

Use Synaptic Package Manager to install Java

Verify Java Version

Verify Java Version

Verify Java Version

Verify Java Version

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Now

Extract Tomcat files

Extract Tomcat files

Extract Tomcat files

Start the Tomcat

Start the Tomcat

Start the Tomcat

Open the default Page

Open Tomcat in Web Browser

Open Tomcat in Web Browser

To access Management Console

How to Access Management Console of Tomcat

How to Access Management Console of Tomcat

Add the Above Role and change the role of existing users as per requirement and then access Manager App

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Done!!!

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18 thoughts on “How to Install Tomcat 7 or 7.0.26 on Ubuntu 13.04”

  1. I prefer this type of installation for java servers as you have all files at one place. And it is easy to reinstall, especially if it is used as part of development environment where a lot of deployments can corrupt server (usually with bad plugins).

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