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

January 19th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Spring Development Quick-Start on CentOS

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Spring Tool Suite IDE on GNU+Linux CentOS 5.x/6.x/7.x i686/x8664 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.

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 CentOS - Featured
  1. Download Latest Spring Tool Suite IDE for Linux:

    Spring Tool Suite tar.gz 32/64-bit

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

    Spring Development Quick-Start on CentOS - Open Terminal

    Or Login into the Server Shell.

  3. Extracting Spring Tool Suite
    Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Spring Tool Suite Installation on CentOS - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

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

    Install Oracle JDK 7/8 for CentOS

    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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