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From Yousef Ourabi <>
Subject Re: Solr Tutorial Issue
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2007 20:18:49 GMT

Perhaps I mis-understood your initial question. If you are just following the get started
tutorial you have to do a few things to get solr running on tomcat.

Here is the Wiki resource:

Hope this helps.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kirk Beers" <>
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 11:56:51 AM (GMT-0800) America/Los_Angeles
Subject: Re: Solr Tutorial Issue

Hi Yousef,

Thanks for the reply!  I am presently using the  download from the 
Apache site and don't seem to be having much luck either.

Yousef Ourabi wrote:
> Kirk,
> I'm also having trouble with the apt-installed tomcat5.5 instance -- though I haven't
really taken enough time to figure it out. The same Context fragment works fine on the Debian
etch apt-installed tomcat -- so I'm fairly sure it's specific to Ubuntu.
> A quick work-around would be to just download a copy of tomcat from apache and run that
(export JAVA_HOME, bin/ start)
> -Yousef
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kirk Beers" <>
> To:
> Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 11:18:31 AM (GMT-0800) America/Los_Angeles
> Subject: Solr Tutorial Issue
> Hi,
> I am running Ubuntu, Java1.6 jdk  and tomcat5.5.  I can not seem to get 
> the tutorial to run. The instructions seem simple and clear.
> start.jar ran fine but when I used http://localhost:8983/solr/admin/
> nothing appeared. I also individually copied the 
> apache-solr-nightly/dist/apache-solr-nightly.war and the 
> apache-solr-nightly/example/webapps/solr.war to my tomcat webapps and 
> still nothing!!
> Any feedback would be greatly appreciated ASAP
> Thanks
> Kirk

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