How to Install Eclipse Standard on openSUSE 12.3 Gnome3 Easy Visual-Guide

April 28, 2013 | By Regaz.

Install Eclipse Standard on openSUSE 12.3 Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE Standard IDE for openSUSE 12.1-12.2-12.3 & Milestone GNOME3 i686/x8664 Desktop.

Inside the Guide on Installing Eclipse Standard on openSUSE Links to Install the Oracle JDK 7 and to Create a Quick Start Desktop Launcher on openSUSE Desktop.

The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understandive;)

OpenSUSE Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE Standard for Linux:

    Eclipse 2023-03 R IDE Standard Linux
  • Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Linux GNOME Eclipse Mobile Extraction

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

    Linux OpenSuse 12 GNOME 3 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 from Terminal simply with:

  • Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How to Create GNOME3 Launcher
    Gnome3 Eclipse Launcher
  • Install Oracle Official Java SE JDK
    To Get the Best Results from Eclipse Platform and Installed Plugins is Strongly Recommended you Proceed Also to Install the Oracle Official Java JDK on System! .

    Install Oracle JDK for openSUSE

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