How-to Install Latest Eclipse for PHP Developers on Elementary OS Linux Easy Guide

December 4th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Eclipse for PHP Quick-Start on Elementary OS

Hello Elementary User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE for PHP Developers on Linux Elementary OS 32/64-bit Phanteon Desktop.

The Eclipse for PHP Developers IDE Include the Development components necessary to develop PHP-based Web Applications and facilitates extensibility.

Eclipse for PHP Developers IDE Features List:

  • Syntax Hightlighting
  • Content Assist
  • Code Formatter
  • Quick Outline
  • Code Templates
  • Code Navigation
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  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start with Eclipse for PHP Developers on Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Eclipse IDE for PHP Developers:

    Eclipse 4.9 SimRel R IDE PHP Linux

    Download the Eclipse Package and Not the Installer…

  3. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    Install Eclipse for C on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf eclipse*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Relocating Eclipse


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

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink:

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

    To Exit from the SuperUser Session:


    After you can Start Eclipse from Terminal simply with:

  6. Create an Eclipse Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Quick Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
  7. Getting-Started with Eclipse for PHP Developers:

    Eclipse PHP Quick-Start

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