How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon for Java Developers on Linux Lubuntu 12.10 Quantal 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

May 13th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R2/64bit for Java SE Development on Linux Lubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Lxde i386/Amd64 Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal apt Repositories are still Back to Eclipse 3.8 Flavor.

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

The Content and Details are Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.

Java Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse for Java Linux:

    Eclipse Neon Java Linux
  2. Double-Clik on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpLinux Lubuntu Raring Eclipse Java SE Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Lubuntu 12 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 from Terminal simply with:

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

    Lubuntu How Menu Launcher
    Linux Lubuntu Eclipse Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  7. Install Oracle Official Java SE JDK
    To Get the Best Results from Eclipse Platform and Installed Plugins is Strongly Recommended You Proceed Also to Install the Oracle Official Java JDK on System!

    Install Oracle JDK for Lubuntu

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