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Welcome to the main wiki page for the Eclipse Linux Tools Project. If you use Eclipse on Linux and are interested in promoting the adoption of Eclipse as an application development environment for the Linux platform, you are very welcome to get involved and help us out.

Goals

The goals of our project are:

  • Create more Linux Development Tools for Eclipse, for example:
    • GNU Autotools support
    • GNU ChangeLog support
    • RPM Spec file editors
    • Valgrind and OProfile integration
    • and more...
  • Simplify the creation of Eclipse packages (RPM and deb) for Linux platforms, and standardize the process for doing so across multiple distributions of Linux.
  • Connect the Eclipse Update Mechanism with the Linux multi-user system model.
  • Work within the open source community to promote adoption of Eclipse on Linux

Articles

Debugging Eclipse GCJ Problems - a tutorial on how to debug Eclipse GCJ problems.

Fedora Eclipse Packages - details the inter-dependencies of the Fedora Eclipse packages.

Linux Packaging Tasks - a list of tasks that need to be completed for the various Linux distro's Eclipse packages.

FHS Compliant Packages - an overview what changes were needed to make the Fedora Eclipse packages FHS and multilib compatible.

ChangeLog Demo in ogg format

Libhover Demo in ogg format

OProfile Demo in ogg format

Valgrind Demo (Memcheck) in ogg format

Valgrind Demo (Massif) in ogg format

Team meetings

If you're interested in contributing to this project or just want to ask question regarding Eclipse and Linux, feel free to join us on IRC:

Logs from past meetings


User guides

Oprofile User Guide

Valgrind User Guide

Specfile Editor User Guide

ChangeLog User Guide

Resources

Release engineering procedures

Original Project Proposal to the Eclipse Foundation.

Project Mailing List

Anonymous subversion repository:

svn://dev.eclipse.org/svnroot/technology/org.eclipse.linuxtools
http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/index.cgi/?root=Technology_LINUXTOOLS

 
Linux Tools
Website
Download
Community
Mailing ListForumsIRCmattermost
Bugzilla
OpenHelp WantedBug Day
Contribute
Browse SourceProject Set File

News

2009-06-05

Our 0.2.1 release is now available, fixing a bug (bug 275685) for Debian and Ubuntu users with our Valgrind tools.

2009-05-11

Our 0.2 release is now available! Check out the new and noteworthy.

2009-04-24

We had a planning meeting for 0.3. The log can be seen here: Linux_Tools_Project/0.3_Planning_Log.

2009-04-07

Our release engineering procedures are being fleshed out. Contributions welcome!

2009-04-06

A presentation on the project was given at EclipseCon 2009 and the slides are available.

2009-03-27

Our screencasts have been re-recorded with audio! Check them out:

Libhover plugin

OProfile plugin

Valgrind memcheck integration

Valgrind massif integration

RPM specfile editor

ChangeLog editor

2009-02-11

Our 0.1.0 release is available! This is our first ever release and we are looking forward to user feedback.

2009-01-27

A meeting was held with project leads of various related projects. The notes and more information are captured in this presentation by Dominique Toupin and François Chouinard of Ericsson.

2008-12-18

Our website is being re-done. Check it out: http://www.eclipse.org/linuxtools

Packaging Status

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Linux Tools
Website
Download
Community
Mailing ListForumsIRCmattermost
Bugzilla
OpenHelp WantedBug Day
Contribute
Browse Source

Many Linux distributions contain packages (RPMs, DEBs, etc.) of Eclipse technology. We will attempt to keep this information up to date.

Fedora

See current packages.

Debian / Ubuntu

See current packages



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