The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2020-03 R IDE for Java SE Development on Oracle Linux 6.4 Gnome i686 Desktop.
On Oracle Linux there is also the Possibility to Install via YUM the old Eclipse 3.6 Helios Classic Platform and After Add the Java Development PlugIn.
So must have the Latest Eclipse IDE Platform on Oracle Linux we Proceed to Direct Download and Installation of the Eclipse 2020-03 R IDE for Java SE Development Linux Release.
The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read and Digest ;)
Download Latest Eclipse Java IDE for Linux:Eclipse 2020-03 R IDE Java Linux
Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
Open 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 from Terminal simply with:
Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:How to Create Gnome Menu Launcher
Install Recommended Oracle Java SE JDK.