jetty8 - Java servlet engine and webserver

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name jetty8
Package version 8.1.16
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 860 B
Download size 608.80 KB
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Jetty is an Open Source HTTP Servlet Server written in 100% Java.
It is designed to be light weight, high performance, embeddable,
extensible and flexible, thus making it an ideal platform for serving
dynamic HTTP requests from any Java application.


Package Version Architecture Repository
jetty8_8.1.16-4_all.deb 8.1.16 all Debian Main
jetty8 - - -


Name Value
adduser -
apache2-utils -
default-jre-headless -
java6-runtime-headless -
libjetty8-extra-java >= 8.1.16-4
libjetty8-java >= 8.1.16-4


Type URL
Binary Package jetty8_8.1.16-4_all.deb
Source Package jetty8

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install jetty8 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install jetty8




2014-10-31 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
jetty8 (8.1.16-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fixed an error on purging jetty8 when authbind is not installed
(Closes: #767337)
* Added the missing link to tomcat-util.jar in /usr/share/jetty8/lib/jsp/
(Closes: #740596)
* Enable IPv6 by default (Closes: #767369)
2014-10-08 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
jetty8 (8.1.16-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Configure Jetty to write the jetty.state file in the /var/lib/jetty8
directory (Closes: #764454)
* Standards-Version updated to 3.9.6 (no changes)
2014-10-06 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
jetty8 (8.1.16-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fixed an integration issue with the JSP compiler from Tomcat 7 causing an
AccessControlException when requesting a JSP.
2014-09-11 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
jetty8 (8.1.16-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream release
- Refreshed the patches
- Ignore the Maven dependency on the Mycila maven-license-plugin
* Added authbind support to run Jetty on privileged ports
* Updated the init.d script to detect the recent JDKs and ignore the old ones
(Closes: #756310)
* Fixed the version of the Servlet API in the poms (3.0 instead of 'debian')
* debian/control:
- Removed java5-runtime-headless from the acceptable runtime dependencies
(Jetty 8 requires Java 6)
- Use distinct descriptions for the jetty8 and libjetty8-java packages
- jetty8 now depends on libjetty8-extra-java
- libjetty8-java-doc depends on libservlet3.0-java-doc instead of
- libjetty8-java-doc suggests libjetty8-java instead of libjetty-java
- Depend on libmail-java instead of libgnumail-java
- Updated the Homepage field
* debian/rules: Install the upstream changelog
* debian/watch: Watch the tags from the Git repository
* debian/jetty8.init: Added the missing JETTY_CONF variable
* debian/jetty8.init: Paths relative to JETTY_HOME are now recognized
in /etc/jetty8/jetty.conf
* Install the missing Jasper dependencies in /usr/share/jetty8/lib/jsp
* Reuse and patch the configuration files from the upstream distribution
instead of installing Debian specific files (Closes: #728380)
* debian/copyright: Updated the missing file paths reported by Lintian
* Switch to debhelper level 9
2013-12-05 - Ludovico Cavedon <>
jetty8 (8.1.3-9) unstable; urgency=low
[ Emmanuel Bourg ]
* Team upload.
* Use the Tomcat 7 jars from /usr/share/tomcat7/lib
* Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes)
* debian/copyright: Updated the Format URI
[ Ludovico Cavedon ]
* Added jars in libjetty8-java for: jetty-jaspi, jetty-jsp, jetty-nested,
jetty-websocket (Closes: #724973).
2013-07-26 - Jakub Adam <>
jetty8 (8.1.3-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Don't build jetty-spdy module with Java 7 (Closes: #717119).
* Updated d/watch.
2013-05-16 - Jakub Adam <>
jetty8 (8.1.3-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed dependencies on libgnujaf-java.
* Build-Depends on libservlet3.0-java (>= 7.0.40-2).
- Previous versions had a problem with maven-repo deployment.
2013-05-06 - tony mancill <>
jetty8 (8.1.3-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Emmanuel Bourg ]
* Team upload.
* Fixed the watch file
[ tony mancill ]
* Upload to unstable for the jessie release cycle.
2013-04-05 - Jakub Adam <>
jetty8 (8.1.3-5) experimental; urgency=low
* Add test-jetty-servlet jar into libjetty8-extra-java.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.

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