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Eclipse

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Cross platform IDE for Java and more

Vendor: Eclipse Foundation
Developer: Eclipse committers
License: EPL
Web: https://www.eclipse.org

Eclipse is a large Open Source community most famous for its Eclipse IDE project.

Installation

RPM

Eclipse is part of the official repositories:

sudo zypper install eclipse-jdt

for the Java version and

sudo zypper install eclipse-cdt

for C/C++ developers.

Flatpak

It is also available via Flatpak:

sudo zypper install flatpak

Install from the FlatHub repository:

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
flatpak install flathub org.eclipse.Java

Run as a containerized application:

flatpak run org.eclipse.Java

To reference system Java installations the sandboxed applications needs

[Context]
filesystems=host-os
  • permissions in ~/.local/share/flatpak/overrides/
  • JDK is then referenced via e.g. /var/run/host/usr/lib64/jvm/java-11-openjdk-11/

Troubleshooting

If Eclipse doesn't start after an update try

eclipse -clean

which cleans all cached data.

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