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When I try to start tomcat it doesn't work.

When I look in tomcat/logs/catalina.out I get the line:

  • ./ 454: /usr/bin/java/bin/java: not found

This makes sense since there is no /usr/bin/java/bin/java but there is a /usr/bin/java

It looks like Catalina is adding an extra portion onto the JAVA_HOME variable. When I do echo $JAVA_HOME I get /usr/bin/java

Does anyone know how I can solve this.

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Check your /etc/tomcat.conf (could be tomcat(versionnumber).conf and make sure you're not over-riding the system value there.

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