[OSGeoLive] #2332: Tomcat fails to start on installed systems

OSGeoLive trac_osgeolive at osgeo.org
Sun May 16 01:57:48 PDT 2021

#2332: Tomcat fails to start on installed systems
 Reporter:  kalxas     |      Owner:  osgeolive@…
     Type:  defect     |     Status:  new
 Priority:  critical   |  Milestone:  OSGeoLive14.0
Component:  OSGeoLive  |   Keywords:  tomcat
 After installing OSGeoLive 14.0 (rc5) to a VM (using the default user
 "user"), tomcat fails to start from the menu launchers (52nSOS and

 The reason for this is that the group "users" does not exist, instead the
 "user" group is created for the "user". This has obviously changed in
 Ubuntu 20.04

 This leads to /etc/sudoers.d/tomcat file to need editing in order to
 reflect this "user" group. Without this edit, sudo will not work for
 starting tomcat and the launchers will fail.

 For reference, this file is created here:


Ticket URL: <https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeolive/ticket/2332>
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