Place the downloaded file in the directory to which you want to install Sonar, open the terminal window, and enter the following command to unzip it:
$ unzip sonar-2.11.zip
Important Sonar directories to take a note of are:
conf: Sonar, database, and logging configuration in the form of XML and property files are stored here.
extensions: JDBC drivers and Sonar plugins are located here.
logs: All logging goes to this directory; this is the place to check when something goes wrong with our Sonar instance.
bin: This directory contains Sonar startup scripts for different Windows and Linux platforms.
To start the Sonar server in Linux, open a terminal, navigate in to the
bin directory, and execute the startup script for ...