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I have downloaded the full Android Development Kit (ADK) from the official Google Developers website. It is a .zip file which contains Eclipse and other ADT tools.

I want to install the Eclipse application which is in that .zip file. I don't want the trouble of going every time to that particular directory and running Eclipse from there.

Is there any command which lets me install the version of Eclipse which I have downloaded with ADK?

this is the picture of eclipse folder

export PATH=$PATH:/home/amol/Downloads/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/sdk/tools
export PATH=$PATH:/home/amol/Downloads/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/sdk/platform-tools
export PATH=$PATH:/home/amol/Downloads/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclips
# ~/.bashrc: executed by bash(1) for non-login shells.
# see /usr/share/doc/bash/examples/startup-files (in the package bash-doc)
# for examples

# If not running interactively, don't do anything
case $- in
    *i*) ;;
      *) return;;

# don't put duplicate lines or lines starting with space in the history.
# See bash(1) for more options

# append to the history file, don't overwrite it
shopt -s histappend

# for setting history length see HISTSIZE and HISTFILESIZE in bash(1)

# check the window size after each command and, if necessary,
# update the values of LINES and COLUMNS.
shopt -s checkwinsize

# If set, the pattern "**" used in a pathname expansion context will
# match all files and zero or more directories and subdirectories.
#shopt -s globstar

# make less more friendly for non-text input files, see lesspipe(1)
[ -x /usr/bin/lesspipe ] && eval "$(SHELL=/bin/sh lesspipe)"

# set variable identifying the chroot you work in (used in the prompt below)
if [ -z "${debian_chroot:-}" ] && [ -r /etc/debian_chroot ]; then
    debian_chroot=$(cat /etc/debian_chroot)

# set a fancy prompt (non-color, unless we know we "want" color)
case "$TERM" in
    xterm-color) color_prompt=yes;;

# uncomment for a colored prompt, if the terminal has the capability; turned
# off by default to not distract the user: the focus in a terminal window
# should be on the output of commands, not on the prompt

if [ -n "$force_color_prompt" ]; then
    if [ -x /usr/bin/tput ] && tput setaf 1 >&/dev/null; then
    # We have color support; assume it's compliant with Ecma-48
    # (ISO/IEC-6429). (Lack of such support is extremely rare, and such
    # a case would tend to support setf rather than setaf.)

if [ "$color_prompt" = yes ]; then
    PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ '
    PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\u@\h:\w\$ '
unset color_prompt force_color_prompt

# If this is an xterm set the title to user@host:dir
case "$TERM" in
    PS1="\[\e]0;${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\u@\h: \w\a\]$PS1"

# enable color support of ls and also add handy aliases
if [ -x /usr/bin/dircolors ]; then
    test -r ~/.dircolors && eval "$(dircolors -b ~/.dircolors)" || eval "$(dircolors -b)"
    alias ls='ls --color=auto'
    #alias dir='dir --color=auto'
    #alias vdir='vdir --color=auto'

    alias grep='grep --color=auto'
    alias fgrep='fgrep --color=auto'
    alias egrep='egrep --color=auto'

# some more ls aliases
alias ll='ls -alF'
alias la='ls -A'
alias l='ls -CF'

# Add an "alert" alias for long running commands.  Use like so:
#   sleep 10; alert
alias alert='notify-send --urgency=low -i "$([ $? = 0 ] && echo terminal || echo error)" "$(history|tail -n1|sed -e '\''s/^\s*[0-9]\+\s*//;s/[;&|]\s*alert$//'\'')"'

# Alias definitions.
# You may want to put all your additions into a separate file like
# ~/.bash_aliases, instead of adding them here directly.
# See /usr/share/doc/bash-doc/examples in the bash-doc package.

if [ -f ~/.bash_aliases ]; then
    . ~/.bash_aliases

# enable programmable completion features (you don't need to enable
# this, if it's already enabled in /etc/bash.bashrc and /etc/profile
# sources /etc/bash.bashrc).
if ! shopt -oq posix; then
  if [ -f /usr/share/bash-completion/bash_completion ]; then
    . /usr/share/bash-completion/bash_completion
  elif [ -f /etc/bash_completion ]; then
    . /etc/bash_completion
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What's inside the Eclipse zip file? Please add a list of content to your question – the_Seppi Mar 19 '14 at 9:10
okay..the .zip file contains:adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030 folder in this folder there are two other folder 1)eclipse and 2)sdk – 4M01 Mar 19 '14 at 9:16
Ever had a look in the readme dir in eclipse? – the_Seppi Mar 19 '14 at 9:19
I have given a picture of eclipse folder..I want to install that eclipse file(that blue one) – 4M01 Mar 19 '14 at 9:19
the readme file is so big to read..I just want to install one single file :( – 4M01 Mar 19 '14 at 9:27

Run the below command on terminal to give execute permission to the eclipse file,

sudo chmod +x ~/Documents/android/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse

If you wan to run eclipse directly from terminal, then add the below line to ~/.bashrc file.To open ~/.bashrc, run this command gedit ~/.bashrc.

export PATH=$PATH:~/Documents/android/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse

Source ~/.bashrc file to make it work,

source ~/.bashrc

Run the eclipse file directly by,

sudo eclipse
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amol@4M01:~$ sudo chmod +x ~/Documents/android/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse [sudo] password for amol: amol@4M01:~$ sudo bash ~/Documents/android/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse /home/amol/Documents/android/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse: /home/amol/Documents/android/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse: cannot execute binary file amol@4M01:~$ – 4M01 Mar 19 '14 at 9:36
my gedit ~/.bashrc file is already messed up. – 4M01 Mar 19 '14 at 9:44
~$ sudo eclipse sudo: eclipse: command not found – 4M01 Mar 19 '14 at 9:46
Messed up, then post the contents of that file to your question.Did you source ~/.bashrc file? – Avinash Raj Mar 19 '14 at 9:47
You forget to add e in eclipse on this line export PATH=$PATH:/home/amol/Downloads/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclips in your bashrc file. – Avinash Raj Mar 19 '14 at 9:52

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