Global Installation Guide of Scala IDE for Eclipse
1.- As first step you should download the latest version of the bundle: Scala IDE for Eclipse
2.- Once the bundle is downloaded you should extract it like you usually extract all the compressed files.
3.- Via terminal prompt go straight where the extracted folder is localized, for example:
4.- Ensure your folder is situated in the same route where you are via terminal prompt, you can list all the files as follows:
You will get something like this:
wallpaper.png eclipse/ scala-SDK-3.0.2-vfinal-2.10-linux.gtk.x86_64.tar.gz
You can watch the extracted file
eclipse is localized in the same route, in this case the same is a folder.
5.- Now, you should move the uncompressed file the eclipse folder to an appropriate location.
sudo mv eclipse/ /opt/
6.- Create a symbolic link via terminal prompt.
sudo ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/bin/eclipse
7.- Finally, you should add eclipse to the Unity launcher, for that you should create a new file. You can use your favourite editor, in my case I am going to use vim, you can use nano if you want. Then run:
sudo vim /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop
Then copy and paste the following into it.
[Desktop Entry] Name=Eclipse Exec=/opt/eclipse/eclipse Icon=/opt/eclipse/eclipse.png Type=Application
As you can see, I am using the
eclipse.png file, that's because the default image
icon.xpm is very huge. I am using an image size
48px x 48px.
Click here to download the image
Just in case! I am going to leave you other cool picture whose size is
256x256. You can resize the same in order to use it for your app. Click here to download the picture.