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I've installed eclipse not via the package manager but decompressing the tar.gz.

Besides the directory and ~/.eclipse/ do I need to remove anything else?

I want to do a fresh installation because I'm having problem due to the fact I've updated Indigo to Juno.


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If the only thing you have done to install eclipse was extracting a .tar.gz then there isn't any data from eclipse except for ~/.eclipse , the extracted directory and your working directory.

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I've installed plugins and of course there are projects in there – dierre Oct 4 '12 at 15:16
The plugins should be either in the directory where you extracted eclipse or in the .eclipse directory. Your working directory shouldn't contain anything other than your projects so it should be no problem to leave it as it is. There is a possibility that some plugins have their own configuration directory in your home directory in which case you have to delete them. – FSMaxB Oct 4 '12 at 15:30
ok. It makes sense, thank you very much – dierre Oct 4 '12 at 15:57

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