Thursday, March 19, 2015

Ubuntu 14.04 | Install Latest Eclipse | Step by Step

How to Install The Latest Eclipse in Ubuntu 14.04

1. Verify you have jdk already installed or not ? if NOT then follow This tutorial.

2. Download latest Eclipse.

  •     Check your OS type > Click on Settings ICON  > System Settings > Details > Overview
  •     Then download eclipse from Here.

3. Extract Eclipse to default location /opt/ for global use.

  •  Open terminal and run the command below to extract Eclipse to /opt folder: 

     $ cd /opt  
     $ sudo tar -zxvf ~/Downloads/eclipse-*.tar.gz  
    
    • Once extract done, you will see the eclipse folder under /opt folder.
    4. Now Create a launcher for Eclipse
    • Go to Terminal and fire below command
     sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop  
    
    • command will create and open the eclipse.desktop file with gedit text editor, add below code to the file
     [Desktop Entry]  
     Name=Eclipse 4  
     Type=Application  
     Exec=/opt/eclipse/eclipse  
     Terminal=false  
     Icon=/opt/eclipse/icon.xpm  
     Comment=Integrated Development Environment  
     NoDisplay=false  
     Categories=Development;IDE;  
     Name[en]=Eclipse  
    
    • Save and Close the editor.
    DONE !! Now go to search and type eclipse and happy coding...

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