Eclipse IDE is a famous Java Integrated development environment (IDE) and it is a free and open-source tool released under the Eclipse Public License 2.0.
Nowadays it is an essential tool for any Java developer, including a Java IDE, a Git client, XML Editor, Mylyn, Maven, and Gradle Integration.
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, and Linux Mint 20.1
How to Install Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu / Linux Mint?
2 ways we can install Eclipse IDE in Ubuntu
- Via SNAP Store
- Via Flathub
Method 1: SNAP Store
Step 1: Install the Snap package to your system if not installed
Step 2: Install Java, Eclipse requires java
Step 3: Install Eclipse
Method 2: Via Flathub
Step 1: Install Flatpak
Refer to the setup steps based on your distribution and install Flatpak on your system.
Step 2: Search for Eclipse IDE
Step 3: Install the Eclipse IDE
Step 4: Run Eclipse