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== Unzipping, extracting ==
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== Installing ==
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=== I downloaded and extracted the ZIP file - how do I install Eclipse? ===
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You don't need to install Eclipse.  In the extracted folder, simply double-click the eclipse.exe executable file.
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== Windows issues ==
  
 
=== I am prompted for a password when extracting the ZIP file ===
 
=== I am prompted for a password when extracting the ZIP file ===
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* GUI: [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-zip] or [http://www.winzip.com/ WinZIP]
 
* GUI: [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-zip] or [http://www.winzip.com/ WinZIP]
 
* commandline: [http://www.info-zip.org/UnZip.html#Win32 info-zip]
 
* commandline: [http://www.info-zip.org/UnZip.html#Win32 info-zip]
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=== Extracting the ZIP file fails ===
 
=== Extracting the ZIP file fails ===
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Also, you can try extracting the ZIP file to c:\eclipse.
 
Also, you can try extracting the ZIP file to c:\eclipse.
  
== Installing ==
 
  
=== I downloaded and extracted the ZIP file - how do I install Eclipse? ===
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You don't need to install Eclipse.  In the extracted folder, simply double-click the eclipse.exe executable file.
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== Linux issues ==
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=== Eclipse using GCJ ===
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Most Linux distributions ship with the GNU Compiler for Jave ([http://gcc.gnu.org/java/ GCJ]). Although Eclipse is known to run on GCJ, it is not a reference platform for Eclipse, and therefore it is not tested. It is recommended that a [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/moreinfo/jre.php Sun or IBM JVM] be used instead.

Revision as of 08:14, 10 September 2007

Installing

I downloaded and extracted the ZIP file - how do I install Eclipse?

You don't need to install Eclipse. In the extracted folder, simply double-click the eclipse.exe executable file.


Windows issues

I am prompted for a password when extracting the ZIP file

This is a known issue with the Windows extraction utility. Try using a third-party extraction tool:


Extracting the ZIP file fails

This is a known issue with the Windows extraction utility. Try using a third-party extraction tool:

Also, you can try extracting the ZIP file to c:\eclipse.


Linux issues

Eclipse using GCJ

Most Linux distributions ship with the GNU Compiler for Jave (GCJ). Although Eclipse is known to run on GCJ, it is not a reference platform for Eclipse, and therefore it is not tested. It is recommended that a Sun or IBM JVM be used instead.