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Starting at Step 2. tar xvf is used to decompress your compressed tarball file which contains your eclipse install files Step 3. mv is used to move files or directories cd is to change directories that you're in chown changes the ownership of a file or directory, in this case you're making root:root the owner of the eclipse folder chmod changes the ...


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Maybe you have to remove an eclipse version installed via apt-get. sudo apt-get remove eclipse You can also see which eclipse is called by the command eclipse with: which eclipse in a terminal.


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I don't think there is a correct answer for this, however, I will throw a non IDE option out there. There is a definition bundle for Sublime Text. This isn't an IDE, but still an option depending on what you prefer. To install Sublime Text 2 in Ubuntu 14.04. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-2 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...


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My vote goes to PyCharm. It is really a good IDE for python users. It integrates well with existing projects as well as new projects. It has all the features that anybody would want. The quick highlights for those who haven't yet used:- Autocomplete - Most of the ide/editor provide this. The good is that it does not only suggest the literals existing in ...


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open terminal and type following command export SWT_GTK3=0 then go to your eclipse folder and search for eclipse.ini file Right click anywhere in the folder and choose "open in terminal" and type following command in terminal sudo gedit eclipse.ini and add the following line before --launcher.appendVmargs --launcher.GTK_version 2 Search ...


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You need to add the Eclipse icon to the launcher you created, manually. To do this, open the menu editor (shown in your second screenshot), right click on the "Eclipse" item you created, and select "Properties". This will give you a dialog box like this: Click on the button with the spring / launcher icon, which will open a file chooser to pick an icon (...


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Anytime you have a .jar with JDK present in your system, you can run it as java -jar <jarfile>.jar. This is independent of the OS you are using.


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As the application starts from the desktop entry you created, there is no issue with the desktop entry. This has to do something with the application itself. Try changing the Terminal=false to Terminal=true so that you can see the logs when Eclipse shuts down. You might be able to pinpoint the exact cause there.


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I'd be wary of installing packages that you've downloaded from the internet, though I'm assuming you got it from the Oracle page, so should be safe. The recommended way to install Eclipse is to use the Software Centre, or if you need a different version of Eclipse to the one in the Ubuntu repositories (3.8.1-8 for Xenial), to add a PPA. Using the official ...



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