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Eclipse on Debian

Landon Blake
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Joined: Dec 04, 2003
Posts: 121
This if for the few people using Java on Debian.

I would like to run the latest stable version of Eclipse (3.0.1) on my
Debian system. I have installed the latest JDK from Sun, using the
java-package utlity.

However, when I install Eclipse, I can't create a Java project, or
access any of the Java tools. I can't even find the "Java" entry in
the Preferences dialog.

Any ideas?

Do I need to configure a setting in Eclipse to get it to recognize my
JDK, or do I need to set up a CLASSPATH for Eclipse in my Debian


[ July 29, 2005: Message edited by: Landon Blake ]
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24199

Did you install the "Eclipse SDK", or just the much smaller "Eclipse Platform"? Remember you need the former, not the latter.

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