How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon for Java Developers on Oracle Linux 6.4 Gnome 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

May 10th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Neon for Java SE Development on Oracle Linux 6.4 Gnome i686 Desktop.

On Oracle Linux there is also the Possibility to Install via YUM the old Eclipse 3.6 Helios Classic Platform and After Add the Java Development PlugIn.

So to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse IDE Platform on Oracle Linux we Proceed to Direct Download and Installation of the Eclipse Neon IDE for Java SE Development Linux Release.

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

Java Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse Java IDE for Linux:

    Eclipse Neon Java Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpLinux Gnome Eclipse Java Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Oracle Linux 6 Gnome Open Terminal
  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 from Terminal simply with:

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

    How-to Create Gnome Menu Launcher
    Gnome2 Eclipse Launcher
  7. Install Recommended Oracle Java SE JDK

Eclipse Neon IDE Workbench

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