How-to Install and Getting-Started with Spring Tool Suite for Arch Linux 32-64bit Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Guide

January 19th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Spring Development Quick-Start on Arch Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Spring 4.x Development by the Eclipse Spring Tool Suite IDE on Arch Linux 2012/2013/2014/2015 i386/amd64 KDE/Gnome Desktop.

Spring Framework is a Java platform that provides comprehensive infrastructure support for developing Java applications. Spring handles the infrastructure so you can focus on your application.

Version 4.x is the latest major release of the Spring Framework and the first to Fully Support Java 8 Features. You can still use Spring with older versions of Java, however, the Minimum Requirement has now been raised to Java SE 6.

The Spring Tool Suite provides the Best Eclipse-powered development environment for building Spring-powered Enterprise Applications. STS supplies tools for all of the latest enterprise Java and Spring, and comes on top of the latest Eclipse releases.

We Proceed Here to a System Wide Installation because Have Proven to be More Fruitful in Evading Eventual Maven Builds Issues. But If You Do Not Dispose of SuperUser Access Simply Try Instead with a Local Installation…

Spring Development Quick-Start on Arch Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Spring Tool Suite IDE for Linux:

    Spring Tool Suite tar.gz 32/64bit

  2. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Spring Development Quick-Start on Arch Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Extracting Spring Tool Suite
    Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Spring Tool Suite Installation on Arch Linux - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/spring-tool-suite*tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Arch Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK 7/8 for Arch Linux

    Provide to Set also the $JAVA_HOME Env Var!

  5. Relocating Spring Tool Suite Bundle

    sudo mv ~/Downloads/sts-bundle /opt/

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

  6. Symlinking Spring Tool Suite Binary

    sudo su -c "ln -s /opt/sts-bundle/sts-3.6.4.RELEASE/STS /usr/local/bin/STS"
  7. Spring Tool Development Quick-Start Guide

    Spring Tool Quick-Start

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