Oct 7, 2017

How to Install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu Linux 15.04


Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE) used in computer programming and is the most widely used Java IDE. It contains a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment. Eclipse is written mostly in Java and its primary use is for developing Java applications, but it may also be used to develop applications in other programming languages via plug-ins.

You will need one VPS Server with Ubuntu 15.04 OS installed on it.

First be sure that in your server is installed JAVA.To install it run this command:

sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk

After, go to Eclipse site and download Eclipse IDE by following this link.

Now move the eclipse file to /opt

sudo mv eclipse-java-luna-SR2-linux-gtk.tar.gz /opt

After, go into /opt and extract the eclipse by running those commands:

cd /opt
tar –xvf eclipse-java-luna-SR2-linux-gtk.tar.gz

Now edit eclipse.desktop

sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop

And add those lines in that file.

[Desktop Entry]
Comment=Integrated Development Environment

Save the file and install Eclipse by run this command:

sudo desktop-file-install /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop

Now go to /usr/local/bin and add eclipse by running those commands:

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

You have successfully installed Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu 15.04.

Enjoy Eclipse!

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