Linux Zorin 6 Gnome 32bit How-to Install Eclipse Oxygen R IDE x86 Java EE Easy Visual-Guide

November 9th, 2012 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R IDE JEE i686 for Linux Zorin 6 32bit Gnome 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 Ubuntu Precise Apt Repository from which Zorin6 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 ;)

Ubuntu Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE JEE for Linux:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE JEE Linux 32bit
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpLinux Zorin6 Gnome Installing Eclipse - JEE Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal

    Zorin 6 Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    sudo 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 Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Zorin How GnoMenu Launcher
    Linux Zorin Eclipse Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  7. Recommended Oracle JDK Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse

    Install Oracle JDK for Zorin

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