Shawn, Norbert, Thanks for the advice, I'll give it a go.
On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 4:37 PM, Norbert Kalmar <nkal...@cloudera.com> wrote: > Hi Greg, > > I second Shawn, can you try by installing the current supported package, ZK > 3.4.8 on ubuntu 16.04? > End of April the new LTS Ubuntu should be released (see > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseSchedule), which has the > 3.4.10 > zookeeper version (https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/zookeeper). > You could upgrade then. > > Best regards, > Norbert > > On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 4:09 AM, Shawn Heisey <apa...@elyograg.org> wrote: > > > On 4/10/2018 7:43 PM, Gregorius Soedharmo wrote: > > > >> Thank you for your help, but unfortunately, it all sounds gibberish to > me. > >> As stated in the stack exchange question, I'm a complete Linux newbie > that > >> couldn't even properly install a piece of software in Ubuntu. I did > >> include > >> all of my efforts so far in the question. > >> > >> Do you think it is best to scrap it and try a different installation > >> approach instead? > >> > > > > Unless you're absolutely certain that you need a new feature only > > available in 3.4.9 or newer, I would just run "apt-get install zookeeper" > > and use the 3.4.8 version provided by Ubuntu. I do not know where that > > package will install its configuration, but it probably won't be all that > > hard to find. > > > > It is likely that some of the bug fixes from later versions have been > > incorporated into the debian/ubuntu package by the people who maintain > that > > package. Usually new functionality is not backported, but bug fixes > often > > are. > > > > Thanks, > > Shawn > > > > >