View Full Version : [ubuntu] Tomcat 5 installation

March 1st, 2010, 10:36 PM
i need to install tomcat 5 on my machine and i got the following message when attempting to install these packages:
omar@alphecca:~$ sudo apt-get install tomcat5.5 tomcat5.5-admin tomcat5.5-webapps
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package tomcat5.5 is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package tomcat5.5 has no installation candidate

can't i install tomcat 5 on my machine?

March 27th, 2010, 04:58 PM
I have the exact same problem. Any idea why?