Maven 3 Installation¶
If you think you have Maven installed, you can check by doing:
at the command line. If it's not found, then install following these instructions.
You must have Java already installed in order to install and validate Maven. See here for checking your Java installation.
Download the Binary¶
Go to the download page and select either the
Binary tar.gz archive or the
Binary zip archive.
You can then follow the instructions here or as summarized below.
For Mac, it's recommended to use the
brew package manager:
brew install maven
Extract the Binary¶
Extract the distribution into your preferred directory such as
/usr/local/apache-maven for Mac/Linux or
C:\bin for Windows.
Open a terminal and set environment variables from the command line, replacing
/usr/local/apache-maven with the directory that you chose above:
export M2_HOME=/usr/local/apache-maven/apache-maven-3.6.0 export M2=$M2_HOME/bin
Set these environment variables through the Control Panel, replacing
<path to install> with the directory that you chose above:
M2_HOME=C:\<path to install>\apache-maven-3.6.0 M2=%M2_HOME%\bin
Add Maven to the PATH¶
Append the string
;%M2% to the PATH system environment variable.
PATH directly, or update your shell profile:
At the command line, type the following:
And you should see the Maven and Java version information displayed, something like:
Apache Maven 3.6.0 (97c98ec64a1fdfee7767ce5ffb20918da4f719f3; 2018-10-24T12:41:47-06:00) Maven home: /usr/local/Cellar/maven/3.6.0/libexec Java version: 1.8.0_181, vendor: Oracle Corporation, runtime: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_181.jdk/Contents/Home/jre Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: UTF-8 OS name: "mac os x", version: "10.12.6", arch: "x86_64", family: "mac"