How-to QuickStart with Eclipse 4.6 Neon for C / C++ on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32 / 64bit Easy Guide

September 26th, 2016 by Regaz

Eclipse for C QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.6 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 Neon 4.6 Build on Ubuntu 16.04 Linux you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Neon 4.6 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 QuickStart 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 4.6 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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