The Tutorial shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE JEE 64-bit for Linux OS4 OpenDesktop 13 x64.
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 Ubuntu Precise Apt Repository from which OS4 Depends is Still presenting the old Eclipse3 Flavor with an old 3.7 Indigo 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 ;)
Download Latest Eclipse IDE Luna JEE for Linux:Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE JEE Linux 64-bit
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 Launcher for Quick Starting:OS4-OpenDesktop13 Menu Launcher
Recommended Oracle JDK Installation
Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse.Installing JDK for OS4 Linux