How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon for Java Developers on Linux Zorin 6 Gnome 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

May 17th, 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 Linux Zorin 6 Gnome i386/amd64 Desktop.

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Zorin Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse for Java:

    Eclipse Neon Java Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpLinux Zorin Gnome Eclipse Java 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 from Terminal simply with:

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

    Zorin How GnoMenu Launcher
    Linux Zorin Eclipse Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  7. Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK

    Install Oracle JDK for Zorin

Eclipse Neon IDE Workbench

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