How to install solr in ubuntu 12.04 VPS and index mysql tables?

Posted September 24, 2013 7.4k views
Please provide good document with step by step instructions. Thank you

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I spent a couple nights working through all the blog posts and stackoverflow pages I could find. I pieced together all the working tutorials to create this one:

This only answers part of your question. I do not have examples of indexing mysql tables. I plan on doing a tutorial on rails and sunspot integration for a production environment.
thanks for the answer ross it helps a lot.
by Koen Vlaswinkel
Solr is a search engine platform based on Apache Lucene. It is written in Java and uses the Lucene library to implement indexing.