The Tutorial Shows You How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2020-03 R IDE JEE 64-bit for Debian Linux 7 Wheezy 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 Wheezy Apt Repository is Still presenting the old Eclipse 3 Flavor with a 3.8.
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 ;)
Download Eclipse 2020-03 R JEE:Eclipse 2020-03 R IDE JEE Linux 64bit
Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
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:
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