How-to Quick-Start with Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for C/C++ on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

October 22nd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Eclipse for C Quick-Start on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32/64-bit

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for C/C++ Developers on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Unity Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But at this time the Ubuntu Linux Wily apt Repositories are still Back to a Legacy 3.8 Eclipse Flavor.

So At the Moment if you Want must have the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R Build on Ubuntu Linux 15.10 you will Need to Download and Install the Original Eclipse Oxygen R C/C++ Release for Linux.

Here Hence we Proceed Directly to Download and Installation of the Whole Eclipse for C/C++ Development Linux Release.

To the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Eclipse Hello-World C Application Quick Starting.

Eclipse for C Getting-Started on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Eclipse for C/C++ on Linux:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE C/C++ tar.gz Linux
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Extraction

  4. Install Required Packages
    sudo su
    apt-get install g++
  5. Relocating Eclipse

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

    Making a Symlink:

    ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse
  6. Launching Eclipse
    from Terminal simply with:


    Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Quick Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Unity Eclipse Launcher

    Or on First Start-Up Right-Click on Launcher >> Lock to Launcher:
    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Eclipse Lock to Launcher

  7. Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World:

    Eclipse-C++ Hello World!

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