How-to Install Latest Eclipse for Java EE Developers on Linux Debian 8 Jessie 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 3rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Getting-Started with Eclipse for Java EE Development on Debian Jessie 8



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java EE Developers on Linux Debian 8 Jessie Lxde/Gnome/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.

There is also the Possibility to Install before the Classic Eclipse via apt-get and after Adding the JEE Developer Tool Capabilities via Eclipse Updates.

But the Debian Stretch Apt Repository is Still presenting the old Eclipse3 Flavor with a 3.8.

Hence here to Get Into Latest Eclipse we Proceed Directly to Download and Installation of the Whole Eclipse for Java JEE 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 & Digest ;)

Debian Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse Neon 4.6 for Java EE Developers:

    Eclipse 4.6 JEE Linux 32/64bit
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Debian Linux Wheezy Install Eclipse JEE Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Wheezy Lxde 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 JEE from Terminal simply with:

    eclipse
  6. How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Debian:

    Install Oracle JDK 6/7/8 for Debian
  7. Create an Eclipse Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

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