Eclipse is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) uses for computer programming, that allows you to write and run Java programs. Eclipse IDE is widely used IDE among Java Developer. Today here in this article we will learn How to Install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu.
Before installation Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu, we need to install Java JDK and we have to configure Java JDK as default Java version.
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Install Java on Ubuntu
Here are the commands to install and set up Java JDK on Ubuntu. For complete tutorial check this ” How to Install Java 12 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS“.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxuprising/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt install oracle-java12-installer sudo apt install oracle-java12-set-default
Download Eclipse IDE For Ubuntu
After the Java JDK is installed follow these steps to install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu.
Download an Eclipse IDE is very easy just open your browser, search for Eclipse IDE and open the link from eclipse.org, click on Download 64-bit and download the .tar.gz file.
After the download has been completed follow these following steps to install it.
How to install Eclipse IDE 2019-03
Here are the steps to install the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment)
Step 1: After the download has been completed open the download location.
Step 2: Now extract the downloaded file, just right-click and select “Extract Here”.
Step 3: Open the extracted folder, inside the folder you’ll find eclipse installer folder, open the folder.
Step 4: Inside the folder, we’ll find all the required files, eclipse-inst is the main file this file is required to install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu.
Step 5: Now on the Eclipse installer windows we need to select the version of Eclipse IDE. We are going to use it for Java Development, so select “Eclipse IDE for Java Developers”.
Step 6: Click on Install and accept the licence agreement in order to install Eclipse IDE 2019-03 for Java Developers.
Note:- You need an active internet connection in order to install it and installation may take some time to complete.
Creating Workspace Location
After the installation is completed launch eclipse IDE by default, it will create a workspace location, if you want you can change it. I will suggest you keep it default then click on launch.
Recommended: Watch the video mentioned above to know detail about how you can create a Java Project you Eclipse IDE.
After all this, you are ready to use the software for your Java Project. Are you interested in Java Programming? If your answer is “Yes”, then watch our Java Tutorial Playlist.