How do I install ants on Ubuntu?
- Step 1: Install OpenJDK 8. Apache Ant is a Java based app so you’ll need Java installed. First, download the Java 8 Development Kit: either the official Oracle JDK or Open JDK.
- Step 2: Install Apache Ant via Apt. Apache Ant comes via Ubuntu default repositories.
How do I download and install ant?
- Unzip the downloaded file to the directory of your choice.
- Create an environment variable called ANT_HOME pointing to the Ant installation directory.
- Add $ANT_HOME/bin to the system path to be able to run ant from the command line.
How do I run ant on Linux?
- On the Apache Ant Project page, find the heading Current Release of Ant.
- Select apache-ant-1.6.
- Save and extract the package file into a Linux home directory.
- Set the ANT_OPTS environment variable: export ANT_OPTS=”-Xmx256M”
How do I know if Ant is installed Linux? Check your installation by opening a command line and typing ant -version into the commend line. The system should find the command ant and show the version number of your installed Ant version.