How-to Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon for Java Developers on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 2nd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Latest Eclipse 4.6 IDE for Java 8 on Linux Mint



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.6 Neon for Java 6/7/8 Development on Linux/GNU Mint-17.1-Rebecca/Mint-17-Qiana i386/amd64 Desktop.

One of the most Useful Eclipse Neon New Features are the Split Editors, see below for Shots and Usage.

The Current Eclipse 4.6 Neon Release Dispose of the Support for Java 8 Development.

The Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Mint Linux and Details are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)

Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Featured
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE for Java Developers:

    Eclipse 4.6 Java Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/eclipse-luna"
  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink

    sudo su -c "ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse-luna"

    After you can Start Eclipse JSE from Terminal simply with:

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

    Quick Launcher for Linux Mint Desktops

    Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 13 Maya - Linux Mint Eclipse Launcher

  7. How-to Install Recommended Oracle JDK 8 for Linux Mint:

    Installing Oracle JDK 8 on Mint
  8. Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Launching Eclipse Neon IDE

    The Split Editors are Enabled/Disabled by the Commands on Picture.

    Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Split Editors

    With this the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers on Mint Linux Installation Guide in now Complete.

    So Now Thanks to the Eclipse Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy an Eclipse Java IDE Installation Mint Linux ;)

Install Eclipse 4.6 Neon IDE for Java Developers Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Eclipse Neon IDE Workbench GUI

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