Starting the solr server.

You can cd to /path/to/solr-5.0.0/bin and execute the following command:

./solr -p 8983 -s /path/to/solr/home

path/to/solr/home is the path where you store your index.

Stopping the solr server.

To stop Solr, you can cd to /path/to/solr-5.0.0/bin and call ./solr stop -p 8983. This stops the Solr server instance listening on port 8983.