Eclipse for C Quick Start on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena
Hello Mint User! The Tutorial shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse 2022-03 R IDE for C/C++ Development on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena LTS i386/amd64 Cinnamon/Mate/KDE/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktop.
There is also the Possibility to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 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 2022-03 R Build on Linux Mint you will Need to Download and Install Eclipse 2022-03 R C/C++ Release for Linux.
The contents give Focus only to the Essential Instructions and Commands so to make the Tut easier to understand ;)
To the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Create a Launcher and Hello-World Application Quick Starting.
Download Latest Eclipse IDE C/C++ for LinuxEclipse 2022-03 R IDE C/C++ tar.gz Linux
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp.
Or from Command Line:
tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/eclipse*linux*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
First, Set the SuperUser as Owner:
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse
Then Switch the contents:
sudo mv /tmp/eclipse /opt
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
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:
Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-StartingMint Menu How Launcher
Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World
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