How-to Install Eclipse Java EE Debian Stretch 9 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 3rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Quick-Start with Eclipse for Java EE on Debian Stretch 9

Hello Debian User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Eclipse Java EE Debian Stretch 9 Lxde/Gnome/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

So the Eclipse IDE is written in Java and it contains a base workspace and an extensible Plug-in system for customizing the environment.

Furthermore here to Get Installed the Latest Eclipse we proceed directly to Download of the Eclipse for Java JEE Linux Release.

Because the Debian Stretch Apt Repository is Still presenting a Legacy Eclipse Flavor.

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

Debian Eclipse
  1. First open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Debian Linux Wheezy Lxde Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Eclipse Oxygen R for Java EE Developers:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE JEE Linux 32/64bit
  3. Then Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Debian Linux Wheezy Install Eclipse JEE Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/eclipse*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. After Relocate Eclipse
    First set the SuperUser as owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse
    sudo mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/

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

  5. Finally to Start Eclipse from Terminal
    First make a Symlink:

    sudo ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse

    After you can Start Eclipse JEE from Terminal simply with:

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  7. Create an Eclipse Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

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