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Eclipse Installer

Revision as of 23:56, 26 February 2014 by (Talk | contribs) (Bug Reports and Feature Requests)

What is Oomph?

Eclipse Oomph is an installer and updater for Eclipse development environments. See what The Free Dictionary says.


Just download the installer for your operating system and unzip it to your local disk:

Then start the included executable:


The installer comes with a help page.


Nom-exhaustive list of features:

  • Provisioning correct set of plugins in the Eclipse IDE.
  • Binding Git repos (incl. personal Gerrit push URL).
  • Checking out projects.
  • Setting workspace preferences.
  • Configuring dynamic working sets.
  • Keeping project preferences files in sync.

The configuration is model driven, with the possibility to customize a lot for each project, each branch, each user…

Authoring Setup Models

Please read Eclipse Oomph Authoring.

Mailing List

Until it has been decided upon the final container project for the tool (currently it belongs to the CDO Releng tools) that would be the EMF newsgroup or the emf-dev mailing list.

Please prefix the subject header of your posts with "[Oomph] ".

Bug Reports and Feature Requests

First browse the FAQ section in this article.

Then search existing bugzillas to avoid duplication.

If nothing else helps kindly submit a bugzilla.

See Also

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I change values I've entered in the prompt dialog (e.g., my "") once that dialog is gone?

In your installed IDE there should be button with a blue person in the main toolbar. Please click it to open your setup preferences. All prompted values are stored as VariableTasks in there and you're able to change them. (see Bug 428268)

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