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How to download and install Eclipse in Linux

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apt-get or yum can be used to install Eclipse.

apt-get install eclipse
yum install eclipse


Or, download Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers from Navigate to your Downloads folder and right-click on eclipse-inst-linux64.tar.gz and select Extract here.


Enter the extracted eclipse-install directory, and run eclipse-inst. You may want to launch ./eclipse-inst from the Terminal as root or with sudo, to ensure you have permission to do the install. Select the product you want to install.


Specify the directory where Eclipse will be installed to, and select Install.


Enter the Eclipse folder, and double-click on eclipse to launch Eclipse.

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