How-to Quick-Start with Eclipse for Java Developers on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily Easy Visual-Guide

January 2nd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Eclipse for Java Developers Quick-Start for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.8 Photon R2/64-bit for Java SE Development on Linux Lubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/Amd64 Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily apt Repositories are still Back to a Legacy Eclipse Flavor.

So must have the Latest Eclipse IDE Platform on Lubuntu we Proceed to Direct Download and Installation of the Eclipse 4.8 Photon R IDE for Java SE Development Linux Release.

The Contents and Details of How-to Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily Guide are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  1. Download Latest Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux:

    Eclipse 4.8 Photon R IDE Java Linux
  2. Double-Clik on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - Lubuntu Eclipse Java Extraction

  3. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - open terminal
  4. Install Required Oracle Java SE JDK 7/8

    Install Oracle JDK+ for Lubuntu
  5. Relocating Eclipse
    Login with superUser administration powers

    sudo su

    You will be prompted to Insert the SuperUser Password
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    For a System wide Installation we set the superUser as Holder with

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse

    Then Move the Eclipse Folder into the /opt Directory

    mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  6. Starting Eclipse from Terminal
    Making a Symlink for easier Launching

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

    To Exit from the SuperUser session

    exit

    After you can Start Eclipse from Terminal simply with

    eclipse

    To Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:
    How-to Create a Lubuntu App Launcher for Quick-Starting.

    How-to Lubuntu Eclipse Launcher
  7. How-to Quick-Start with Java Hello-World on Eclipse:

    Eclipse Java Hello-World

Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - Eclipse 4.8 Photon R IDE Workbench

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