Installing Maven on Cent-OS

Apache Maven is project management tool, which provides facility to clean, build, install, deploy projects.

To Install Maven on Cent-OS –
1. Install JDK 1.6
Please note that, you are installing JDK not JRE.

2.Go to Terminal and execute following commands.

$ wget
$ sudo tar xzf apache-maven-3.0.4-bin.tar.gz -C /usr/local
$ cd /usr/local
$ sudo ln -s apache-maven-3.0.4 maven

Now We need to set maven path, for that-

$ sudo vi /etc/profile.d/

Add following lines in opened file.

export M2_HOME=/usr/local/maven
export PATH=${M2_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

To check whether maven is successfully installed-

$ mvn -version

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