How-to Getting-Started with Latest Eclipse for Java EE Developers on Elementary OS 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Visual-Guide

March 30th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Eclipse JEE on Elementary OS 32/64bit




The Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for Java EE Developers 32/64bit on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki Linux i386/Amd64 Pantheon Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu apt Repositories are still Back to Eclipse 3.8 Flavor.

So At the Moment if you Want to Dispose of the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Build on Elementary OS you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R JEE Release for Linux.

As Requisite an Oracle Java JDK 7+ Installation is Strongly Recommended to Run Eclipse and its Plugins for the Best Results.

Install Eclipse JEE on Elementary OS - Featured
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers on Linux:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE JEE 32/64bit Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive & Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse JEE on Elementary OS - Extraction

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

    Installing Eclipse for Java EE Developers Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    sudo su
    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. Required Oracle JDK 7+ Installation

    Required to Get the Best Results from Eclipse

    Install Oracle JDK 7+ for Elementary OS
  6. 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:

    eclipse
  7. Eclipse Java EE Servlet Hello-World Deployment on Eclipse:

    Quick-Start Eclipse JEE Quick-Start on Linux
  8. So Now Thanks to the
    Eclipse Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy an Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Installation Elementary OS Linux ;)

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