View Full Version : Tomcat not starting

April 29th, 2008, 11:16 AM
Hello everyone.

I want to use Tomcat and installed it.
When I use sudo /usr/share/tomcat5.5/startup.shI get the following error:

Neither the JAVA_HOME nor the JRE_HOME environment variable is defined
At least one of these environment variable is needed to run this program

I added the following commands in the same shell session:

export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/
export JRE_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/
But I still get the same error.


May 1st, 2008, 03:53 PM
I have the same problem. It is definitely something that has happened since I upgraded to 8.04.

If you do

$ sudo -s

to switch to a root shell then tomcat starts up fine though...