Installing Maven and Environment Setup

To start using Maven, you need to install it and set up the necessary environment variables.

4.1 Installing Maven

Maven can be easily installed by following these steps:

  1. Visit the official Maven website at
  2. Download the latest version of Maven suitable for your operating system.
  3. Follow the installation instructions provided on the website for your specific OS.

4.2 Setting Up Environment Variables

After installation, you need to set up environment variables to use Maven from the command line:

  • Windows: Add the Maven bin directory to the PATH environment variable.
  • Linux/Unix: Add the following lines to your shell profile file (e.g., .bashrc or .zshrc):export MAVEN_HOME=/path/to/maven export PATH=$PATH:$MAVEN_HOME/bin

After setting up the environment variables, you can verify the installation by running mvn -version in the command prompt.

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