How to Install Eclipse for C/C++ on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

July 3, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Eclipse for C Developers on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela

The Linux Tutorial Shows You How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2019-06 R IDE for C/C++ Development on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Cinnamon/Mate/KDE/Xfce 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

There is also the Possibility to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Apt Repos Depends from Ubuntu Trusty one that are still Back to an Older Eclipse Release.

So at the Moment if you want Install the Latest Eclipse 2019-06 R Build on Linux Mint you will Need to Download and Install Eclipse 2019-06 R C/C++ Release for Linux.

The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

To the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Create a Launcher and Hello-World Application Quick Starting.

Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela - Featured
  1. Download Latest Eclipse IDE C/C++ for Linux

    Eclipse 2019-06 R IDE C/C++ tar.gz Linux
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Eclipse for C Installation Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela - Open Terminal
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/eclipse*linux*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocating Eclipse

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

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

  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink

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

    After you can Start Eclipse from Terminal simply with:

  6. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting

    Mint Menu How Launcher
    Install Eclipse for C on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela - Cinnamon Launcher
  7. Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World

    Eclipse-C++ Hello World!

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