The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2020-03 R2/64-bit for Java SE Development on Linux Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Xfce i386/Amd64 Desktop.
There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu 12.04 Precise apt Repositories are still Back to Eclipse 3.7 Indigo Flavor.
So must have the Latest Eclipse IDE Platform on Xubuntu 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 Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.
Download Latest Eclipse for Java Linux:Eclipse 2020-03 R IDE Java Linux
Double-Clik 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:Xubuntu How Menu 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 Xubuntu