How to Install Latest Eclipse 4.8 Photon Java EE on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Easy Guide

May 7th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Eclipse 4.8 Photon Java EE Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty

Hello Kubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Eclipse 4.8 Photon for Java EE Developers on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS GNU/Linux 32/64-bit Gnome Desktop.

And the Eclipse 4.8 Photon IDE for Kubuntu 14.04 is written in Java and It contains a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment.

Furthermore, to Get the Latest Eclipse for Java we Download it directly from Eclipse WebSite.

That because the Eclipse Platform available on the Apt Repository is currently Outdated.

Finally as Requisite an Oracle Java JDK 8+ Installation is Strongly Recommended to Run Eclipse and its Plugins for the Best Results.

How to Install Eclipse Java on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. 1. Launching the Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Eclipse Java on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Downloading Eclipse Java for Kubuntu

    Download Eclipse 4.8 Photon IDE for Java EE Developers on Linux:

    Eclipse 4.8 Photon IDE Java EE tar.gz Linux

    On Firefox if possible on Prompt Select directly “Open with Archive Manager”!

    How to Install Eclipse Java on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open with Archive Manager

    Or after with Chrome Click the Button on the Page’s Bottom, or again Double-Click on it in the File Manager…

  3. 3. Extracting Eclipse Archive

    Then Extract Eclipse tar.gz into /tmp Directory
    If it does Not Open automatically then Double-Click on File Manager

    How to Install Eclipse Java on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Extracting
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. 4. Installing Eclipse on Kubuntu

    Next follow with Ubuntu Eclipse Installation

    For a System wide installation we make the superUser as howner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Then we Move the Eclipse content into the /opt Directory with:

    sudo mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
    Again make a Symlink to put Eclipse into the working Path:
    sudo ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse
  5. 5. Oracle Java JDK Installation

    How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Kubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK for Kubuntu
  6. 6. Launching Eclipse

    Finally Launch & Enjoy Eclipse
    from Terminal simply with:

    eclipse

    Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:
    Ubuntu Launcher.

    How to Install Eclipse Java on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Unity Eclipse Launcher
  7. 7. Eclipse Getting-Started Guide

    How-to Quick-Start with Java EE Hello-World & Deployment:

    Eclipse Java EE Hello-World
  8. How to Install Eclipse Java on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Eclipse 4.8 Photon IDE Workbench

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