Apache Solr Debian 9

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Installing Apache Solr on Debian 9 (Stretch) for Drupal Search API.
This is based on the howto of River Harbor and (regarding Java) slighty simplified. For using with Search API Solr backends for Drupal 7 or 8 you can install Apache Solr on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server with the following steps: Java Runtime Environment (JRE) First the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) has to be installed on the system: apt-get update -y && apt-get upgrade -y apt-get install default-jre-headless It’s possible to install the Java Development Toolkit (JDK) instead, since it also contains the JRE.

Search API Solr Autocomplete

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Configuring autocomplete with Search API and Apache Solr.

There are two ways of using the Apache Solr search server with Drupal. Here I’ll be using Search API together with Search API Solr.