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Subject [Maven Wiki] Update of "M2UserDocs/031Maven2Installation" by cseg
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2006 15:44:27 GMT
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The following page has been changed by cseg:

New page:
#format wiki
#language en
#pragma section-numbers off
= Installing Maven2, Part 2: Downloading =

To download and install Maven2 on Windows XP:

 1. Go to the '''[ Maven2 download site]'''
 1. Find and click on the '''''' file (or which every flavor you prefer)
 1. This takes you to a mirrors page.  Click on the '''first (suggested) mirror''', set apart
at the top of the page.
 1. '''Open''' the download to skip having to save it to disk.
 1. Depending on how your browser is configured, some '''zip-handling application''' will
 1. If an Explorer window opens which contains a folder named '''maven-2.n.n'''
    a. Click the '''Extract all files''' link on the left side of the Explorer window.
    a. In the first '''Extraction Wizard''' window, click '''Next'''.
    a. In the '''Select a Destination''' window, click '''Browse''', then select the location
to place the extracted '''maven-2.n.n''' folder
       * perhaps in '''My Computer''' at the top of your '''Local Disk (C:)'''
    a. Press '''OK''' to select the folder that will contain the new '''maven-2.n.n''' folder
       * '''Make a note of this location''' because you will need to add the maven-2.n.n\bin
folder to your PATH
    a. Press '''Next''' to begin extracting the folder
    a. In the '''Extraction Complete''' window, click '''Finish'''
 1. If some other Zip-handling application opens (such as Winzip or 7-Zip), then
    * extract the '''maven-2.n.n''' folder to a directory of your choice
    * make a note of the location of the extracted '''maven-2.n.n''' folder

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