The Tutorial Show How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.3 Kepler IDE for Java JEE Development on Linux Mint 14 Nadia Xfce 32bit Desktop.
There is also the Possibility to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Linux Mint 14 Nadia apt-get Repos Depends from Ubuntu Quantal one that are still Back to Eclipse 3.8.
So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Kepler 4.3 Build on Linux Mint Nadia 14 you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Kepler 4.3 JEE Release for Linux.
The Content and Details are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)
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- Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
- Open a Terminal Window
mv /tmp/eclipse /opt
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:
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