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starting eclipse on Linux [message #775862] Fri, 06 January 2012 20:20 Go to next message
will becchina is currently offline will becchina
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Registered: January 2012
Junior Member
How do I start Eclipse from the BASH shell?
I've updated the eclipse.ini with:

-vm
/usr/lib/jvm/jre/bin/java

when I type ecplipse at the command line I get:

william@linux-1ro8:~/Documents/eclipse> eclipse
If 'eclipse' is not a typo you can use command-not-found to lookup the package that contains it, like this:
cnf eclipse
william@linux-1ro8:~/Documents/eclipse>

eclipse shon as executable:

william@linux-1ro8:~/Documents/eclipse> ls -l
total 604
drwxr-xr-x 2 william users 4096 Sep 15 22:13 about_files
-rw-r--r-- 1 william users 18909 Sep 9 14:21 about.html
-rw-r--r-- 1 william users 76985 Sep 15 22:13 artifacts.xml
drwxr-xr-x 4 william users 4096 Sep 15 22:13 configuration
drwxr-xr-x 2 william users 4096 Sep 15 22:13 dropins
-rwxr-xr-x 1 william users 71023 Mar 21 2011 eclipse
-rw-r--r-- 1 william users 448 Jan 6 14:54 eclipse.ini
-rw-r--r-- 1 william users 16536 Feb 25 2005 epl-v10.html
drwxr-xr-x 31 william users 4096 Sep 15 22:13 features
-rw-r--r-- 1 william users 9022 Dec 11 2006 icon.xpm
-rwxr-xr-x 1 william users 335360 Dec 11 2006 libcairo-swt.so
-rw-r--r-- 1 william users 8951 Feb 4 2011 notice.html
drwxr-xr-x 5 william users 4096 Sep 15 22:12 p2
drwxr-xr-x 13 william users 32768 Sep 15 22:13 plugins
drwxr-xr-x 2 william users 4096 Sep 15 22:13 readme
william@linux-1ro8:~/Documents/eclipse>

Thanks, Will
Re: starting eclipse on Linux [message #775887 is a reply to message #775862] Fri, 06 January 2012 21:39 Go to previous messageGo to next message
David Wegener is currently offline David Wegener
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Either the ~/Documents/eclipse directory has to be on your PATH or the current directory (.) has to be on the PATH. If not, ./eclipse should run the eclipse executable in the current directory.
Re: starting eclipse on Linux [message #775906 is a reply to message #775887] Fri, 06 January 2012 22:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
will becchina is currently offline will becchina
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Registered: January 2012
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Thanks.

Trying the current directory option I get:

william@linux-1ro8:~/eclipse> ./eclipse
bash: ./eclipse: cannot execute binary file



Re: starting eclipse on Linux [message #776501 is a reply to message #775906] Sun, 08 January 2012 15:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Nitin Dahyabhai is currently offline Nitin Dahyabhai
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Did you download the 64-bit version and try to use it on a 32-bit machine?

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Nitin Dahyabhai
Eclipse WTP, IBM
Re: starting eclipse on Linux [message #776631 is a reply to message #776501] Mon, 09 January 2012 00:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
will becchina is currently offline will becchina
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Registered: January 2012
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No - 64 bit machine.
I am running through Oracle VM VirtualBox.
Any issue there?
Re: starting eclipse on Linux [message #777092 is a reply to message #776631] Mon, 09 January 2012 20:37 Go to previous message
will becchina is currently offline will becchina
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Registered: January 2012
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OK, I have 64 Bit OpenSuse running through VM VirtualBox
I installed the 32 bit Eclipse, and it launches. I'll see how it holds up.


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