Linux Debian Squeeze 6 Xfce 64bit How-to Install Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Java EE x86_64 Easy Visual-Guide

November 6th, 2012 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R IDE JEE 64bit for Debian Linux 6 Squeeze Xfce Amd64 Desktop.

There is also the Possibility to Install before the Classic Eclipse via apt-get and after Adding the JEE Developer Tool Capabilities via Eclipse Updates.

But the Debian Squeeze Apt Repository is Still presenting the old Eclipse3 Flavor with an old 3.5 Galileo Release.

Hence here to Get Into New Latest Eclipse we Proceed Directly to Download and Installation of the Whole Eclipse for Java JEE Linux Release.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand ;)

Debian Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE Luna JEE for Linux:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE JEE Linux 64bit
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpDebian Linux Wheezy Install Eclipse JEE Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Squeeze Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. 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:

    eclipse
  6. Create an Eclipse Launcher for Quick-Starting:

  7. Recommended Oracle JDK Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse

    Install Oracle JDK for Debian

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