|Can't create new java project [message #263980]
||Sun, 31 August 2008 05:06
Registered: July 2009
I've been using Eclipse on Windows and Ubuntu for a while now, and have
just installed it on CentOS. I'm using the PHPEclipse plugin, and have
been successfully working on PHP projects for several months using this
Recently I tried to create a new java project using the wizard and it
doesn't work (clicking "next" after the first wizard step fails to
proceed). The eclipse error log shows a null pointer exception:
(note - a more helpful error message here would be nice, instead of having
to dig through the logs. ... just a thought)
And, (this is key!) When I run it as root, it works just fine, which makes
me think it's a permissions problem.
Eclipse Europa installed in /usr/lib/eclipse with PHPEclipse plugin
Workspace is in my home directory.
Java is Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_06-b02)
OS is CentOS 5
I'm looking forward to any help/suggestions.
Thanks in advance,
|Re: Can't create new java project [message #263994 is a reply to message #263980]
||Tue, 02 September 2008 16:30
Originally posted by: codeslave.ca.ibm.com|
Try installing eclipse into ~/eclipse instead of /usr/lib/eclipse, and
everything should work fine. Or, fix the permissions in the eclipse/ dir
such that users can write there (configuration data must be added when
plugins are installed (such as phpeclipse).
I only ever use Eclipse installed in my home dir, and never run into
permission issues. BTW, Eclipse Ganymede SR1 (3.4.1) is out in a couple
weeks. Might be time to upgrade -- and yes, phpeclipse works for 3.4 if
you install from the nightly update site,
Nick Boldt :: Release Engineer, IBM Toronto Lab
Eclipse Modeling :: http://www.eclipse.org/modeling
> I've been using Eclipse on Windows and Ubuntu for a while now, and have
> just installed it on CentOS. I'm using the PHPEclipse plugin, and have
> been successfully working on PHP projects for several months using this
> Recently I tried to create a new java project using the wizard and it
> doesn't work (clicking "next" after the first wizard step fails to
> proceed). The eclipse error log shows a null pointer exception:
> org.eclipse.jdt.internal.LaunchingPlugin.getFileInPlugin(Lau nchingPlugin.java:405)
> (note - a more helpful error message here would be nice, instead of
> having to dig through the logs. ... just a thought)
> And, (this is key!) When I run it as root, it works just fine, which
> makes me think it's a permissions problem.
|Re: Can't create new java project [message #897319 is a reply to message #896965]
||Mon, 23 July 2012 15:02
| Dani Megert
Registered: July 2009
On 20.07.2012 16:58, Vladimir Rogojin wrote:|
> Have same problem, but reason is different.
> I don't have an option to create Java Project at all.
> Here what I have installed:
> - Freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit
> - Oracle Java 1.7 build 5
> - Eclipse Platform 3.7.2
> - Eclipse JDT Plugin (Eclipse IDE does see it)
> JAVA_HOME is set correctly.
> I run update-alternatives --config java to point to Oracle Java 1.7
> In Eclipse menu when choosing:
> - File/New/Project, there is no option "Java Project"
> Eclipse treats java files as ordinary text files.
> Eclipse does not know how to run java files. Tells "The selection
> cannot be launched, and there are no recent launches" when pressing
> I DO HAVE Java perspective.
It's hard to believe that you are in the Java perspective but you don't
get the New Java Project wizard. I suggest you simply start from a new
install (http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/). 'Eclipse Classic' probably
does the trick for you.
> I have experience with Eclipse IDE and I know, that it should be
> straightforward and trivial to have support for Java Development in
> But in my case it does not work by some reason.
> What could I do wrong?
> Any help is highly appreciated.
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