How-to Install Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for Java Developers on Linux Xubuntu 12.04 Precise 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

May 13th, 2013 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R2/64bit 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 to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse IDE Platform on Xubuntu we Proceed to Direct Download and Installation of the Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for Java SE Development Linux Release.

The Content and Details are Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.

Java Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse for Java Linux:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Java Linux
  2. Double-Clik on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmpLinux Xubuntu Raring Eclipse Java SE Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Xubuntu 12 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 from Terminal simply with:

  6. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Xubuntu How Menu Launcher
    Linux Xubuntu Eclipse Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  7. 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

Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Workbench

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