Today I installed Eclipse via sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform. Now I need to access the plugins folder and can't manage to find it anywhere. I don't have much experience using ubuntu, so I don't know if this is trivial but haven't find this information around. Thanks!


It's in usr/share/eclipse/plugins.

You'll have to have root access to copy files here so type 'sudo nautilus' in the Terminal.

  • I found it and this actually answers my question. Other thing I needed to find (maybe should ask a separate question) is the com.google folder that I thought I would find there (but I haven't). Thanks for the answer!
    – marcelocra
    Jan 10 '13 at 3:16
  • Should the com.google folder be in the plugins folder? If yes, and it's not there then feel free to create a new folder with that name!
    – Merri
    Jan 10 '13 at 14:13
  • But the thing I needed 'lives' inside this folder, haha. Creating one won't solve anything at all. But thanks for the idea =D.
    – marcelocra
    Jan 10 '13 at 22:16
  • Ahh ok sorry I understand you now! What exactly is it that you need? Try and google the exact name of it followed by eclipse. There's a good chance it's available online :)
    – Merri
    Jan 11 '13 at 10:39
  • I downloaded Eclipse Indigo again (not using terminal) and installed Google Plugins through Install New Software option inside Help. Then com.google folder where inside Plugins. Don't understand why this way it worked, but it did =D. Thanks again for the help!
    – marcelocra
    Jan 12 '13 at 20:03

In Ubuntu 14.04, I had to do:

cd /usr/share/eclipse/plugins

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