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Eclipse Helios, Fedora 15 and JDK 7.0

Sudhanshu Mishra
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Joined: May 28, 2011
Posts: 220

Hi all,
II am running fedora 15 as my OS,and have JDK 7.0 currently installed .Also i had to install eclipse for projects,so i installed eclipse helios 3.6.2.
Are the versions incompatible?Because everything is working just fine,but after launching eclipse,I dont see any Java perspective in the "Perspective " option.
What to do?Please help me out.I am in a fix.


Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5846

How did you install Eclipse?

Via the Fedora package manager? If so, did you install all of the packages necessary to do Java builds?

Or by downloading from the Eclipse web site? If so, which package did you download.

I always download from the Eclipse web site, that way I know exactly what I am getting and don't have to hassle with Linux's incomprehensible package names.

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