How to Install Eclipse 2019-06 R IDE Java EE 64-bit for Linux Fedora 17 X86_64 Xfce Easy Visual-Guide

January 4, 2013 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE x8664 for Java JEE Development on Fedora Linux 17 Xfce 64-bit Desktop.

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

Hence, here 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 Follow.

Fedora Eclipse
  1. Download Eclipse JEE:

    Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE JEE Linux 64-bit
  • Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Fedora Linux 17 Install Eclipse JEE Extraction

  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):

    Fedora 16 Xfce - Open Terminal
  • Relocating Eclipse.


    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 Quick Launcher:

    How to Create a Xfce Menu Launcher
  • Recommended Oracle JDK Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse.

    Install Oracle JDK for Fedora

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