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How to Install Apache Maven on CentOS 8


The Gradle requires Java 8 or higher version installed on system. Generally Fedora system have default installed Java version on it. to run Java 8 or higher version. Make sure you have java installed on your CentOS/RHEL system. If not, use following command to install it. Verify installed Java version on your system.

Install Gradle on CentOS 7

Once you installed Java on your system. Download the latest Gradle distribution release binary file from its official download page. Then extract the downloaded archive and place it to the proper location. Generally, I used /usr/local directory for storing applications. You can use alternative directory like /opt. Gradle has been configured on your system.

Setup Environment for Gradle

Now, you need to setup Gradle with PATH environment variable, Also make sure the variable is set after system reboot. Place a shell script under profile.d directory to set PATH variable on reboot. Create a file like below: and add the below line to file Save file and close it. Now source the script to apply environment for current shell. And you have completed the Grandle installation on your CentOS 7 or RHEL 7 system.

Check Gradle Version

Once you finished the Gradle installation, let’s check the installed version on your system. Output If you see the results like above, means Gradle is successfully installed and configured on your CentOS 7 system.