If you are an Ubuntu user and a Java developer there’s a great chance that you’d want at some point to develop web applications using Eclipse and Tomcat. The easiest way to install Tomcat is by using the package manager:
Now configuring Eclipse to use the instance of Tomcat you previously installed should be straightforward. Unfortunately, because of the way Tomcat is packaged, after you install the container there are a few steps that should be followed in order to be able to add Tomcat 6 to your Eclipse’s servers list:
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After all this is done you can start working on your projects as usual. Happy coding!