How to Install Latest Eclipse for Java EE Developers on Linux Debian 8 Jessie 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 3, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Getting-Started with Eclipse for Java EE Development on Debian Jessie 8

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2019-06 R IDE for Java EE Developers on Linux Debian 8 Jessie Lxde/Gnome/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.

There is also the Possibility to Install before the Classic Eclipse via apt-get and after Adding the JEE Developer Tool Capabilities via Eclipse Updates.

But the Debian Stretch Apt Repository is Still presenting the old Eclipse3 Flavor with a 3.8.

Hence here to Get Into Latest Eclipse we Proceed Directly to Download and Installation of the Whole Eclipse for Java JEE Linux Release.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand ;)

Debian Eclipse
  1. Download Latest Eclipse 2019-06 R for Java EE Developers:

    Eclipse 2019-06 R IDE JEE Linux 32/64-bit
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Debian Linux Wheezy Install Eclipse JEE Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Debian Linux Wheezy Lxde Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse


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

    sudo 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 JEE from Terminal simply with:


  6. How to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Debian:

    Install Oracle JDK for Debian
  7. Create an Eclipse Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

    Launcher for Linux Desktops Guide

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