How to Install Latest Eclipse C C++ on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya

November 23rd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Eclipse for C Quick-Start on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya




Hello Mint User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Install the Latest Eclipse for C/C++ Developers on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

So here I display to you How to Download and Install the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R C/C++ Release for Linux Mint 18.2.

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.

How to Install Latest Eclipse C C++ on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Latest Eclipse C C++ on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Eclipse IDE C/C++ for Linux:

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

    How to Install Latest Eclipse C C++ on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

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

    eclipse
  6. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Mint Menu How Launcher
    How to Install Latest Eclipse C C++ on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Cinnamon Launcher
  7. Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World:

    Eclipse-C++ Hello World!

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