Steps to Install Apache Ant on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Apache Ant is a command-line tool for automating application build processes. It is a java library tool & provides a number of built-in tasks allowing to compile, assemble, test and run Java applications.

There are some steps to Install Apache Ant on Ubuntu:

Step 1: Update the System.

apt-get update

Step 2: Install Java.

apt install openjdk-11-jre

  • Check Java version.

java --version

  • Here is the command output.

There are three method to install Apache Ant on System:

Method 1:

Step 3: Install Apache Ant on system through Apt.

apt install ant

  • Here is the command output.

  • Check Ant version.

ant -version

  • Here is the command output.

Method 2:

Step 4: Install Apache Ant via Manually.

  • Change the directory.

cd /tmp

  • Download the Apache Ant.

wget http://mirror.downloadvn.com/apache/ant/binaries/apache-ant-1.10.12-bin.tar.gz

  • Here is the command output.

  • Extract the downloaded folder.

tar -xf apache-ant-1.10.12-bin.tar.gz -C /usr/local/

  • Create a symbolic link.

ln -s /usr/local/apache-ant-1.10.12/ /usr/local/ant

  • Create a ant.sh.

vim /etc/profile.d/ant.sh

  • Add the following lines:

export ANT_HOME=/usr/local/ant
export PATH=${ANT_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

  • Activate the Environment variable.

source /etc/profile

  • Check Ant version.

ant -version

  • Here is the command output.

Method 3:

Step 5: Install Apache Ant via SDKMAN.

  • Install the required packages.

apt install curl zip unzip

  • Download & Install the Apache Ant.

curl -s get.sdkman.io | bash

  • Here is the command output.

  • Activate the Environment.

source /root/.sdkman/bin/sdkman-init.sh

  • Install Ant.

sdk install ant

  • Here is the command output.

  • Check Sdk version.

sdk version

  • Here is the command output.

  • Check Ant version.

ant -version

  • Here is the command output.

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