By default OpenSUSE Linux distribution doesn’t have Maven into its repositories because of tons of dependencies which needed for Maven. But in spite of this Maven installation is straightforward in OpenSUSE.
In this tutorial I will show how to install Maven from its official web site.
First of all we need to download Maven from the official web site. There 2 types of
zip. In this tutorial we will install Maven from the
To download maven we will use
wget. Make sure that it’s already installed into the system.
All commands listed bellow will be entered into a command prompt (console, terminal) from a regular user(not root).
- Download archive:
If nothing was entered after opening terminal the archive will be downloaded into the User’s home folder.
- Unzip the archive into the
sudo tar -xvzf apache-maven-3.3.9-bin.tar.gz -C /opt
As a result, Maven will be extracted into the
- Rename folder
sudo mv /opt/apache-maven-3.3.9 /opt/maven
- To use maven from the console (terminal) we need to edit the
.bashrcfile and add the following lines:
# ======= maven settings ========= export M2_HOME=/opt/maven/ export M2=$M2_HOME/bin export PATH=$M2:$PATH
- Verify that everything works correct:
The output should look like this:
Apache Maven 3.3.9 (33f8c3e1027c3ddde99d3cdebad2656a31e8fdf4; 2014-08-11T23:58:10+03:00) Maven home: /opt/maven Java version: 1.7.0_51, vendor: Oracle Corporation Java home: /usr/lib64/jvm/java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0/jre Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: UTF-8 OS name: "linux", version: "3.11.10-21-desktop", arch: "amd64", family: "unix"