I installed eclipse and took help with some links and then I linked it with /usr/bin/eclipse but I am getting error that :-

bash: /usr/bin/eclipse: Permission denied

I tried this command ls -l /usr/bin/eclipse and got below given result.

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 53 Mar  8 20:36 /usr/bin/eclipse -> /opt/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse

So can someone suggest any solution, why eclipse is not running?

  • And if you run /opt/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse directly instead of its symlink? Also, what is the output of ls -l /opt/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse ? – janos Mar 8 '14 at 15:38
  • Now there is one more error I had Installed the Android adt bundle so now eclipse has be initialized but on startup it is giving an error that could not find SDK folder '/home/gaurav/kubusoft/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/sdk/'. Is it because I had also copied the sdk along with the eclipse in the same adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030 folder in my /opt directory. And if so then how can I edit it. – Gaurav A Dubey Mar 8 '14 at 15:50

It seems the file you're trying to execute is not executable. Try this:

chmod +x /opt/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse

If you installed Eclipse there as superuser, then run it with sudo:

sudo chmod +x /opt/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse

After this you should be able launch Eclipse as either /usr/bin/eclipse or /opt/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20131030/eclipse/eclipse.

  • Thanks janos that worked :) also thanks to Avinash . Can you Please tell me what was the error – Gaurav A Dubey Mar 8 '14 at 15:43

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