I'm needing a tomcat version which supports JDK 8. So since I was using tomcat6, I need to switch to tomcat 7.
The problem comes because, when I install it using:
apt-get install tomcat7
The version I get is
7.0.26, and as you can read here, this version doesn't have JDK8 support yet.
So I need to update/install to/the newest version of tomcat 7 to ensure about it (released of course).
The only requirement by my side is to install it as apt-get does, I mean, being able to use it as service (
service tomcat7 start, and all this stuff), so don't want to install it by downloading, unzip and run.
I've tried to look for another repositories and then run apt-get, but I couldn't do it (tried to add another repository, but didn't work...)
Could you explain me how to do it?
Thank you in advance
PS: just to clarify, this is expected to run in
Elementary OS, but the real target OS is a
Guadalinex distro ("spanish" (andalusian) distro, based on Ubuntu), so could you tell me if I can use the same steps for this OS too? (Thanks!)