Linux OS4 OpenDesktop 13 64bit How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon x86_64 Java EE Easy Visual-Guide

November 7th, 2012 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse IDE 4.6 Neon JEE 64bit for Linux OS4 OpenDesktop 13 x64.

There is also the Possibility to Install before the Classic Eclipse via apt-get and after Adding the JEE Developer Tool Capabilities via Eclipse Updates.

But the Ubuntu Precise Apt Repository from which OS4 Depends is Still presenting the old Eclipse3 Flavor with an old 3.7 Indigo Release.

Hence here to Get Into New Latest Eclipse we Proceed Directly to Download and Installation of the Whole Eclipse for Java JEE Linux Release.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand ;)

Debian Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE Luna JEE for Linux:

    Eclipse Neon JEE Linux 64bit
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpLinux OS4 OpenDesktop 13 Installing Eclipse - JEE Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    OS4 OpenDesktop13/Xfce Open Terminal Window
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    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 Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    OS4-OpenDesktop13 Menu Launcher
  7. Recommended Oracle JDK Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse

    Installing JDK for OS4 Linux
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