How to install Apache SOLR 3.6 on Debian 7 or Ubuntu 12.04

I already explained how to install Apache SOLR 4 here and here, but some hosting companies keep using SOLR 3.6 (Acquia for example), so let's explain how to install this version on Debian 7 or Ubuntu 12.04. Installation Install Tomcat 6: apt-get update apt-get install tomcat6 tomcat6-admin Download SOLR 3.6 and extract it: wget http://archive.apache.org/dist/lucene/solr/3.6.0/apache-solr-3.6.0.tgz tar -vxf apache-solr-3.6.0.tgz Now, copy all needed files from the extracted archive: cd apache-solr-3.6.0 cp dist/apache-solr-3.6.0.war /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps/ mv /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps/apache-solr-3.6.0.war /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps/solr.war cp -r example/solr/ /var/lib/tomcat6/ Create solr.xml context file: vi /etc/tomcat6/Catalina/localhost/solr.xml With the content below: <Context ...

How to install multicore Apache SOLR 4.7 on Debian 7 or Ubuntu 12.04

As already stated in another article, Apache SOLR is a very fast and extremely powerful search engine which can easily be connected to your Drupal website (for example) using the Drupal module. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. In the previous article I explained how to install a basic Apache SOLR server, in this one we will install a multicore server with the latest SOLR 4.7 version. The installation procedure below works both on Debian 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Installation For now, the latest version of Apache SOLR is currently 4.7, and we will install it on a Tomcat 6 web server. Install Tomcat 6: apt-get update apt-get install tomcat6 tomcat6-admin tomcat6-common tomcat6-user -y Download ...

How to install Apache SOLR 4.4 on Ubuntu 12.04

EDIT: new version with SOLR 4.7 and multicore can be found here : http://www.arborisoft.com/how-to-install-multicore-apache-solr-4-7-on-debian-7/ Apache SOLR is a very fast and extremely powerful search engine which can easily be connected to your Drupal website (for example) using the Drupal module. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. Yeah I know it sounds great, but there is still one little thing you should now, it requires a Java web server (Tomcat, Jetty)... Installation on Ubuntu 12.04 When I write this article, the latest version of Apache SOLR is currently 4.4, and we will install it on a Tomcat web server. On Ubuntu 12.04, it's possible to use the command "apt-get install solr-tomcat" to ...