I have been working on solr/nutch for my job and have been quite busy doing the same. Today I am sharing with you the cookbook I created for setting up nutch/solr on a server.If anybody has some issues running, feel free to drop a comment and I will try to
help out as much as I can.
This cookbook has been written keeping ubuntu 14.04 in mind. Also, please ensure that you update your installation before running this cookbook.
sudo apt-get udpate
You can download the cookbook from
Once the cookbook has finished running, you can simply start the solr using
java -jar start.jar
and if you want to run this process in background
nohup java -jar start.jar &