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  • I have Sun Java 7 installed on my ubuntu 11.10
  • I want to install Eclipse but when I try installing eclipse, it will install open-jdk as well which I do not need at all
  • Is there any way I can install eclipse without open-jdk.
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download and install from eclipse.org –  Tachyons Mar 17 '12 at 15:27
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askubuntu.com/questions/68018/… –  Tachyons Mar 17 '12 at 15:28
    
tachyons thanks for pointing to a very detailed existing response –  ManojGumber Mar 17 '12 at 15:31

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Just download it from the Eclipse download website.
It's a zip file that you can extract to anywhere you want to have Eclipse.
No installation required.

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and use alacarte to make a shortcut –  Stefano Mar 17 '12 at 15:46

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