Thursday, September 10, 2015

How to install Maven on CentOS

Steps to install and configure Maven on CentOS

  • Download the tar.gz file from Apache Maven site
  • Untar the file at some location (Eg: /opt/maven)
    • tar xzf <filename>
  • Add the environment variable to ~/.bash_profile file
    • cd $HOME
    • vi ~/.bash_profile
      • Append PATH variable with maven path
      • Add M2_HOME variable
      • export M2_HOME
    • Save and restart your system


  • Verify maven installation
    • mvn --version