How to compile and install newest version of maven and checkstyle (from github) using a bash script in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Posted: 2015/04/04 in Ubuntu
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# Install tools required to build maven and checkstyle:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get build-dep maven maven2
sudo apt-get install git build-essential checkinstall unp ant
sudo apt-get purge maven maven2
# install newest version of maven:
rm -rf maven*
git clone
cd maven
ant -Dmaven.home="$HOME/apps/maven/apache-maven-SNAPSHOT"
cd ~/maven/apache-maven/target
unp apache-maven-*-bin.tar.gz
sudo ln -s ~/maven/apache-maven/target/apache-maven-*/bin/mvn /usr/bin/mvn
mvn -v
# example of Terminal output:
#Apache Maven 3.3.2-SNAPSHOT
#Maven home: $HOME/maven/apache-maven/target/apache-maven-3.3.2-SNAPSHOT
#Java version: 1.7.0_76, vendor: Oracle Corporation
#Java home: /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle/jre
#Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: UTF-8
#OS name: "linux", version: "4.0.0-040000rc3-lowlatency", arch: "amd64", family: "unix"
# install newest version of checkstyle:
rm -rf checkstyle
git clone
cd checkstyle
mvn clean compile
# Terminal output should be similar to this:
# [INFO] Executed tasks
# [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
# [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
# [INFO] Total time: 45.184 s
# [INFO] Finished at: 2015-04-04T10:54:52+02:00
# [INFO] Final Memory: 32M/412M
# [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
#mvn exec:java -Dexec.mainClass="" \
# -Dexec.args="-c /sun_checks.xml src/main/java "
# run the tool in GUI mode:
mvn exec:java -Dexec.mainClass="" \
#mvn clean package -Passembly
#java -jar target/checkstyle-6.5-all.jar -c /sun_checks.xml

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