Install the latest Apache SOLR Build in a few minutes on Ubuntu/Debian

First install a Java runtime and needed utilities: apt-get update apt-get install openjdk-7-jre openjdk-7-jre-headless openjdk-7-jre-lib unzip lsof Then execute these as root: cd ~ wget tar xzf solr-5.3.1.tgz solr-5.3.1/bin/ –strip-components=2 chmod +x ./ solr-5.3.1.tgz Finally start Solr: service solr start You should now be able to access your server like this: http://localhost:8983/solr You […]

Installing SOLR 4.9 with Tomcat 7 on Debian Wheezy

First of all, let's install Java: apt-get install openjdk-7-jre-headless Installing Tomcat: apt-get install tomcat7 tomcat7-admin You should now be able to open http://<your-ip>:8080/ in a web browser. Configuring Tomcat manager auth: The tomcat7-admin package comes with two web apps: Web Application Manager and Virtual Host Manager. For security reasons none of them are accessible by […]