How-to Install Eclipse for Java EE on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Easy Guide

February 13th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Eclipse for JEE Quick-Start on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena

Hello Mint User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Neon IDE for Java JEE Development on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena i386/amd64 Cinnamon/Mate/Kde/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Apt Repos Depends from Ubuntu Trusty one that are still Back to a Legacy 3.x Eclipse Release.

So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Release on Mint then you’ll Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R JEE for Linux.

The Content and Details of Install Eclipse for JEE on Linux Mint 18.1 Guide are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Eclipse for Java JEE on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Featured
  1. Download Latest Eclipse Neon JEE for Linux:

    Eclipse Neon JEE Linux

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Install Eclipse for Java JEE on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Extraction
  3. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Eclipse for Java JEE on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse
    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse
    sudo mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle JDK on Linux Mint:

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  6. Starting Eclipse from Terminal
    Making a Symlink:

    sudo ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse

    Then to Start Eclipse JEE from Terminal:

  7. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Linux Mint Menu How Launcher
    Linux Mint Eclipse Launcher
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