How to Install Eclipse Standard on CentOS 6.x 32/64-bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

February 27, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Eclipse Standard Luna 4.4 on CentOS 6.X

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE Standard for Linux CentOS 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.6 Gnome/KDE i686/x8664 Desktop.

There is also the Possibility to Install via YUM the Old Eclipse 3.X Release of the Classic Platform.

So we Proceed here Directly to Download and Installation of the Latest Original Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE Standard for Linux.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

CentOS Eclipse
  1. Download Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE for Linux:

    Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE Standard Linux
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Linux Gnome Eclipse Java Extraction

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

    Linux CentOS 6 Gnome Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on CentOS:

    Install Oracle JDK for CentOS
  6. 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:

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

    How-to Create Gnome/KDE Menu Launcher
    Gnome2/KDE Eclipse Launcher

Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE Workbench

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