How to download and install Eclipse in Linux

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  1. Download Eclipse from
  2. Navigate to your Downloads folder, and right-click on eclipse-jee-exygen-R-distro-arch.tar.gz and select Extract here.



  1. Move the extracted Eclipse folder to the directory where you want Eclipse to reside, such as /opt or /etc.
  2. You may need to run ./eclipse-inst from the Terminal to install Eclipse.
  3. Enter the Eclipse folder, and double-click on eclipse to launch Eclipse.


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