How-to Getting-Started with Eclipse 4.6 Neon for C / C++ on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Easy Guide

September 26th, 2016 by Regaz

Eclipse for C Quick-Start on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Neon for C/C++ Developers on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Unity Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But at this time the Linux Ubuntu Xenial LTS apt Repositories are still Back to a Legacy Eclipse Flavor.

So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Build on Ubuntu 16.04 Linux you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R C/C++ Release for Linux.

Here Hence we Proceed Directly to Download and Installation of the Whole Eclipse for C/C++ Development Linux Release.

To the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Eclipse Hello-World C Application Quick Starting.

Eclipse for C Quick-Start on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Eclipse for C/C++ on Linux:

    Eclipse Neon C/C++ tar.gz Linux
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Extraction

  4. Install the Required C/C++ Compiler
    Login as Super-user:

    sudo su
    Installing the Package:
    apt-get install g++
  5. Fixing Permissions & Relocating Eclipse Stuff

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse
    mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  6. Making a Symlink for Easier Launching

    ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse
  7. Achieve the Super-user Session

    exit
  8. Launching Eclipse
    from Terminal simply with:

    eclipse

    Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Quick Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Unity Eclipse Launcher

    Or on First Start-Up Right-Click on Launcher >> Lock to Launcher:
    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Eclipse Lock to Launcher

  9. Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World:

    Eclipse-C++ Hello World!
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