Sunday, December 15, 2013

changing tomcat port from 8080 to 80

Tomcat by default runs on port 8080. How to make it  run on port 80? so that you don't have to specify :8080 along with the url. In this post we will see how to change the tomcat port from 8080 to 80 on Ubuntu Linux.

Open the tomcat mail configuration file server.xml. The path to this file may vary depending on your installation path and method.

#sudo vim /var/lib/tomcat7/conf/server.xml

Change the following line 

Installing eclipse kepler on ubuntu from tar source

Installing Eclipse Kepler in Ubuntu 12.04
First download the eclipse tar.gz package from

We can do this from command line using wget also.

Make sure you downloaded the particular source for your system architecture. 32 bit or 64 bit.

keep the download in wherever you want the eclipse to install. In this example we are installing eclipse kepler on home directory of the user.