The Tutorial shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2022-03 R IDE x8664 Java JEE on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE4 64-bit Desktop.
There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu 12 Precise apt Repositories from which Linux Mint 13 Maya Depends are still Back to Eclipse 3.7 Indigo.
So at the Moment if you want Install the Latest Eclipse 2022-03 R Build on Linux Mint Maya 13 you will Need to Download and Install Eclipse 2022-03 R JEE Release for Linux.
The contents give Focus only to the Essential Instructions and Commands so to make the Tut easier to understand ;)
Download Latest Eclipse 2022-03 R JEE for Linux:Eclipse 2022-03 R IDE x8664 Linux
Double-Click Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && 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:
Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:Mint KDE4 Menu How Launcher
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