Troubleshooting getting started as a dev

Hi! As a newbie i want to install OpenMRS, can anyone guide me on these procedures. i have tried out without success

Which of the installation steps failed for you and what was the error? Are you trying to get started as a developer or an implementer?

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i have failed with maven. i want to try to get started as a developer or both if its possible

What was the command you ran and what was the error message?

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First of all, Iam using a manual installation option, and my platform is ubuntu 12.04

maven installed now. then when i issue the command "mvn jetty:run " it carries on some changes but finally http://localhost:8080/openmrs .is not working

In order to help you, we will need to see the full Maven output. Please upload it to something like and share the link here.

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Alright when i run “mvn jetty:run” i get the following

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Based on the first couple of Google results, this is a permissions issue. Do you see the same error if you run from your home directory, or if you use sudo?

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At last when i try “localhost:8080/openmrs” i get the following snapshot

That is the Tomcat 404 screen. Do you want to use Tomcat, or do you want to use jetty (by running mvn jetty:run)?

Okay! Then tomcat would better i think

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So, this suggests that, jetty is not installed right?

Okay, then just build the OpenMRS WAR file:

mvn clean install

Then copy the resulting openmrs.war file to the Tomcat webapps directory:

cp /path/to/openmrs.war /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/

Then restart Tomcat:

sudo service tomcat7 restart

Then visit http://localhost:8080/openmrs again.

You can also watch the Tomcat log while OpenMRS is starting up to make sure there are no errors:

sudo tail -f /var/log/tomcat7/catalina.out

No, the error is that Maven doesn’t have permission to create the /var/lib/OPENMRS/openmrs-core/webapp/target/classes directory.

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It failed when downloading a jar from openmrs maven repo. It can be circumstantial, try it again. (160 KB at 39.1 KB/sec) Apr 19, 2016 11:37:35 PM org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethodDirector executeWithRetry **

INFO: I/O exception (org.apache.commons.httpclient.NoHttpResponseException) caught when processing request: The server failed to respond



Hey I have been off for a while . Iam back. So i need to give persmission to the Maven, can you point me the right location.Iam using ubuntu

I still can’t figure about how it works to install. Please check then with snapshot.