How to Install Eclipse for C/C++ on Linux Mint 17 Qiana 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

June 3, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 17 Qiana

The Tutorial shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2022-12 R IDE for C/C++ Development on Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon/Mate/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

There is also the Possibility to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Linux Mint 17 Qiana Apt Repos Depends from Ubuntu Trusty one that are still Back to an Older Eclipse Release.

So at the Moment if you want Install the Latest Eclipse 2022-12 R Build on Linux Mint you will Need to Download and Install Eclipse 2022-12 R C/C++ Release for Linux.

The contents give Focus only to the Essential Instructions and Commands so to make the Tut easier to understand ;)

To the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Create a Launcher and Hello-World Application Quick Starting.

Eclipse Java Ee Linux Mint 20 Installation – Step-by-step
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE C/C++ for Linux:

    Eclipse 2022-12 R IDE C/C++ tar.gz Linux
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Eclipse for C Installation Linux Mint 17 Qiana - Open Terminal
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 17 Qiana - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/eclipse*linux*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt"
  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink

    su -c "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

    Mint Menu How Launcher
    Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 17 Qiana - Cinnamon Launcher
  7. Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World

    Eclipse-C++ Hello World!

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