How to Install Eclipse C++ on Linux Mint 19 LTS Easy Guide

June 23rd, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Eclipse for C/C++ Linux Mint 19 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Eclipse for C++ in Linux Mint 19.x Tara LTS 32/64-bit Cinnamon/Mate/KDE/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktop.

And so this Guide illustrates in Detail How to Download and Install the Original Eclipse 4.8 Photon R C/C++ IDE for Linux Mint 19.

Furthermore, we need to follow this way because the Eclipse Platform available on the Apt Repository it’s Outdated.

Again the Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Finally, to the Guide Bottom you find a Link to Create a Launcher and Hello-World Eclipse C++ Quick Starting.

How to Install Eclipse C++ on Linux Mint 19 LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Eclipse C++ on Linux Mint 19 LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Eclipse IDE C/C++ for Linux:

    Eclipse 4.8 Photon R IDE C/C++ tar.gz Linux
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp

    How to Install Eclipse C++ on Linux Mint 19 LTS - 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

    Again Switch Eclipse contents with:

    sudo mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/

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

  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink for Easy Launching:

    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 Eclipse C++ on Linux Mint 19 LTS - Cinnamon Launcher
  7. Eclipse C++ Getting-Started SetUp & Hello-World:

    Eclipse-C++ Hello World!

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