In this tutorial we will show you how to install Apache Maven 3 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. Apache Maven is free and open source, software project management and comprehension tool written in Java. Based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage an entire project’s build. With Maven you can easily store documents, generate reports and documentation from a central piece of information. Installing Maven on Ubuntu 16.04, is fairly easy task, and should not take more then 10 minutes.