How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon x86_64 Java EE on Linux Zorin 6 Gnome 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

September 29th, 2012 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Neon IDE Luna x8664 Java JEE for Linux Zorin 6 Gnome 64bit Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu 12 Precise apt Repositories from Wich Zorin 6 Depends are still Back to Eclipse 3.7 Indigo.

So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Build on Linux Zorin 6 you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R JEE Release for Linux.

The Content and Details are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Zorin Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse JEE for Linux:

    Eclipse Neon x8664 Linux
  2. Double-Clik on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Zorin 6 Install Eclipse JEE Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal

    Zorin 6 Open Terminal

  4. Relocating Eclipse

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink

    ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse

    After you can Start Eclipse JEE from Terminal simply with:

    eclipse
  6. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Zorin6 GnoMenu Launcher
    Zorin 6 Eclipse Launcher
  7. Recommended Oracle JDK Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse

    Install Oracle JDK for Zorin
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