Here we will run through setting up all our development tools on the Ubuntu VM we setup in this previous post.

Here is a quick list of what we are going to be setting up:

  • Java Development Kit (JDK)
  • SpringSource Tool Suite (STS)
  • Apache Tomcat

I have added links to the sidebar for each of the above in the sidebar for your convenience. I have downloaded the above already and each download is stored in the Download directory of my VM users home directory.

Before installing anything we need to make sure that our Ubuntu OS is fully up to date. Do this by starting up the vmware machine we created in the previous post and running the following commands in the terminal:

  • Open a terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get upgrade
  • You may need to restart your VMWare after updates have installed

After the two…

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