Tomcat server startup script fails in Linux

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http://serverfault.com – Getting below exception while executing startup.sh for Tomcat. Please help me to resolve Error occurred during initialization of VM java/lang/NoClassDefFoundError: java/lang/Object I'm using RedHat Linux, tomcat version is 6.0.26 When I use java simply I face the same exception. I set the JAVA_HOME and path varaible in /etc/profile as JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_30 export JAVA_HOME PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH export PATH (HowTos)