How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon for Java EE Developers on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 26th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Eclipse JEE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64bit

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Neon for Java JEE 32/64bit on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 Trusty Tahr Unity i386/Amd64 Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu 14.04 apt Repositories are still Back to Eclipse 3.8 Flavor.

So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Build on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R JEE Release for Linux.

As Requisite an Oracle Java JDK 7+ Installation is Strongly Recommended to Run Eclipse and its Plugins for the Best Results.

Install Eclipse JEE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE JEE for Linux:

    Eclipse Neon JEE 32/64bit Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive & Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse JEE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Eclipse JEE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Extraction
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    sudo su
    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. Required Oracle JDK 7+ Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse

    Install Oracle JDK 7+ for Ubuntu
  6. 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:

  7. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Quick Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Eclipse JEE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Unity Eclipse Launcher

    Or on First Start-Up Right-Click on Launcher >> Lock to Launcher:
    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Eclipse Lock to Launcher

  8. So Now Thanks to the
    Eclipse Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy an Eclipse Neon IDE Installation Ubuntu Linux ;)

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