openSUSE is an operating system built on top of the Linux kernel. It is sponsored by SUSE and a number of other companies and developed by the community-supported openSUSE Project. Novell decided to release the SUSE Linux Professional product as a 100% open source project the current stable release is openSUSE 13.1. It comes in several editions for the x86 and x86-64 architectures such as Download Edition, Retail Edition or Box, FTP, Factory, and Tumbleweed.
YaST Control Center: installation and administration program
AutoYaST: for automatic installation
ZYpp package management: Linux software management engine
Build Service: tool to compile, release and publish their software
Xgl and Compiz: for graphics
KDE Desktop innovations
While installing any package or while installing any product on SUSEoperation system, when you get the error
Configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
you need to install C/C++ development libraries to solve the issue.
insert openSUSE 12.2 installation media which contains various packages and execute following command to install C/C++ development library.
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)
Installing Tomcat 5 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.
For new users, it’s common to encounter following errors while developing servlet in Eclipse (I am using eclipse-jee-indigo-SR2-win32) or without it:
HttpServlet cannot be resolved to a type
HttpServletRequest cannot be resolved to a type
HttpServletResponse cannot be resolved to a type
ServletException cannot be resolved to a type
The import javax.servlet cannot be resolved
WebServlet cannot be resolved to a type