Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 16 Petra
The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Neon IDE for C/C++ Development on Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon/Mate/KDE/Xfce 32/64bit Desktop.
There is also the Possibility to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Linux Mint 16 Petra Apt Repos Depends from Ubuntu Saucy one that are still Back to Eclipse 3.X.
So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Build on Linux Mint Olivia 15 you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R C/C++ Release for Linux.
The Content and Details are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)
To the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Create a Launcher and Hello-World Application Quick Starting.
Download Latest Eclipse IDE C/C++ for Linux:Eclipse Neon C/C++ tar.gz Linux
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
Or from Command Line:
tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/eclipse*linux*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt"
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:
Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:Mint Menu How Launcher
Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World: