For developers looking for a great IDE platform to build their applications and manage their codes, Eclipse should be a great place to start… Eclipse is a popular Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but also works with C/C++ IDE and PHP IDE and other languages..
This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to easily install Eclipse Oxygen IDE installer on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 / 18.04 desktop…
Eclipse is not only good at developing applications but you can use its collection of tools to easily enhance your Eclipse desktop IDE, including GUI builders and tools for modeling, charting and reporting, testing, and more.
To install Eclipse on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Install Java JDK8
Eclipse requires Java JDK to be installed on the system you want to use… At this time, only Java JDK 8 is fully compatible.. to install JDK, use the steps below:
The easiest way to install Oracle Java JDK 8 on Ubuntu is via a third party PPA… To add that PPA, run the commands below
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
After running the commands above, you should see a prompt to accept the PPA key onto Ubuntu… accept and continue
Now that the PPA repository has been added to Ubuntu, run the commands below to download Oracle Java 9 installer…. the installer should install the latest Java JDK 9 on your Ubuntu machines.