In this post, we will look at the steps to install Eclipse IDE on OpenSuse Linux distribution. JDK is a perquisite for Eclipse IDE to run on the machine.
Steps involved to install Eclipse IDE are as follows
Navigate to the eclipse download website.
Click on the Download Packages link.
Choose the package favor and click on the Linux 64 bit.
Download the Eclipse package tar file on to your hard drive.
Untar Eclipse package file
Sample command to untar the Eclipse package file:
$ tar -xvf <eclipse package file>
This command will explode all the contents in the tar file.
Launch Eclipse IDE
Go to the hard disk location.
Double click on the Eclipse file.
If your are a beginner learning Eclipse and Java, you can start by running a simple Hello World program using the Eclipse IDE.