Eclipse is a free and open-source integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java. It offers a large number of plugins and thus can be customized for almost every programming language or software framework.

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How to know if I am using Java EE?

Today I installed Java EE by downloading the .sh file from the official Oracle source and running it using the sudo sh filename.sh command. However, I have several versions of Java in my Linux Mint ...
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How do I make the tab-key expand abbreviations for emmet in eclipse?

I have installed emmet plugin for eclipse and it works fine. The problem is that I couldn't enable the tab key to expand the abbreviation. It writes the normal tab white space, I searched a a lot but ...
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Eclipse version in Debian package directories too old

Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian, has commented that package management is "the single biggest advancement Linux has brought to the industry". (Wikipedia) But for some reason I'm forced to install ...
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“Java returned exit code=13” when starting Eclipse

I have some problems starting Eclipse. When I try to start it, this error window appears: Does anyone have any idea of how to fix this? I am using Windows 7.
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eclipse: keyboard short cut not working

In eclipse - helios (Ubuntu 10.04), the git commit menu displays a keyboard short cut also - Ctrl+Alt+C. But this key combination will not activate this menu. How to use the keyboard short cut for git ...
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Starting GlassFish 3.1 at localhost has encountered a problem “domain setup not complete”

I get this error when I start GlassFish 3.1 in Eclipse. How to fix it? I Googled but don't see anything related to it.
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eclipse code window only showing what in the Outline window

I'm not sure what configuration I must have selected, but now the code window only shows the item that is selected in the outline window. I've never seen this behaviour before and it's quite annoying. ...
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How can you remove icons from the Eclipse/MyEclipse main toolbar?

I could get enough screen space for a few more lines of code by removing some icons from my MyEclipse toolbar. There are some icons I'd like to keep, so hiding the toolbar altogether isn't what I'm ...
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Backspace key delete forward in eclipse

As the title says, my backspace key doesn't delete backward, instead it deletes forward (like when the insert key is pressed). I don't know if this is how it should be or if I did something wrong, ...
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Can not start Eclipse Mars on OS X Yosemite 10.10

On a fresh OS X Yosemite 10.10 box, when I tried to run Eclipse Mars, I got the usual "You need Java 1.6, Click More info" box. I followed the link and installed the Apple maintained 1.6.x package. ...
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How to run .js file in Eclipse IDE for JavaScript Webdeveloper?

I am learning JavaScript at the moment and have just installed the Eclipse IDE for JavaScript Web Developers. I have created a new project and created a new file with an extension of .js. I have ...
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How do I get rid of a “bin” folder that keeps recreating itself?

I've recently used Eclipse on my Windows 8 64-bit laptop. Now as far as I know, Eclipse doesn't really need to be installed - just copy-pasted. Now, during the first use, Eclipse asks me where to put ...
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Removing Eclipse completely

I had an Eclipse - Galileo working fine . Suddenly it started to hang till death(eclipse crashes) when I tried to open a DB2 table form DbViewer Plugin's Db tree View . I tried many stuffs , replacing ...
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Where is the visualVM executable for linux?

I'm trying to install the VisualVM plugin for eclipse, on my Ubuntu linux. I'm following the instructions here. So I've done the installation part, and the plugin is installed to eclipse. Now for ...
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Is there a way to sort Eclipse tabs by activity?

Eclipse is really slow to open and close tabs (and do anything really) so I tend to never close the tabs. This means that the 6 tabs that you can see are generally not the files I am actually ...
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Windows 8 hiding java.exe and other files in System32

I am running Windows 8 Professional and I am trying to run Eclipse as a non-administrator user without success. Eclipse terminates with "JVM Terminated, Error code 2". Eclipse tries to use ...
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How to edit a Font in Windows 7 to increase line spacing in Eclipse?

In am trying to increase the line spacing in Eclipse, but to my surprise Eclipse does not have a build-in feature to increase line spacing, instead one has to edit the font to increase line spacing. ...
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zone alarm 10 blocks eclipse updates

I have win 7 64 bit with zone alarm 10. Although zone alarm says it gives permissions to access the internet, eclipse fails to reach the internet. If I shut down zone alarm, eclipse can update fine ...
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Why does 64-bit Java use more memory than 32-bit?

When using Eclipse I have noticed a significant difference in it's memory usage when run under different Java platforms. When using a 32-bit Java platform it has been using ~200MB RAM, however when ...
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Why has this menu replaced the normal one in Package Explorer in Eclipse?

Eclipse is showing an odd short menu in place of the normal one when I right-click on a project (or anywhere) in the Package Explorer pane in Eclipse 3.7.1. Normally I see a big context menu with a ...
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How to save eclipse workspace from commandline when it hangs?

Eclipse hangs for various reasons. The problem because of that the workspace goes back in time and loose many things like errors, included files etc. I am using eclipse CDT. Is there anyway I could ...
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Eclipse, workspaces, DropBox and source control

Eclipse has an idea I've always been kinda uncomfortable with - the idea of the workspace. The workspace is that folder you store ALL your projects in. You cannot store projects outside the ...
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How to change default file extension Eclipse uses for source code files?

How can I change the file extension that Eclipse uses when it creates source code files, say, from *.cpp to *.cc?
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Return deleted project from Eclipse

I have serious problem, I have deleted Java project from Eclipse and I don't have fresh revision on CVS. Is there any chance anyway to return that project or I am najebao ?
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Subversion not available in Eclipse

This is VERY weird. I've been using Eclipse for over 4 years, and for some reason my Subversion integration disappeared today. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Subclipse 3 times already and it never ...
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Eclipse hangs on install new software

Whenever I open install new software in Eclipse, it starts downloading various jar files such as: http://download.eclipse.org/technology/epp/packages/galileo/compositeContent.jar or ...
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How do you change the Eclipse IDE's color theme for this problem?

While setting up my Eclipse IDE it seems that I don't know how to change the background color of this Java-assisted search: How can I do that?
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Eclipse on Ubuntu karmic hangs when using subclipse to connect to HTTPS repository

Software versions in use: Eclipse Galileo SVN Team Core Provider 1.6.5 Subversion client adapter 1.6.4.1 Subversion JavaHL 1.6.5 svn, version 1.6.5 (r38866) Ubuntu karmic When I select Checkout ...
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Eclipse - How to change background color of tooltips for hidden text/too long text

I use Eclipse Mars dark theme and have been trying to get colors right to my best effort. When you mouseover/hover an item which has a text too long and got partially hidden by window, a tooltip ...
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Chrome sluggish when Eclipse is open

I'm having the oddest issue with Eclipse and Chrome. If I have the Eclipse IDE open, Chrome get's really sluggish. Just moving the mouse over link type elements in Chrome 'causes a sluggish mouse ...
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SSH2 connection issues on Ubuntu 14.04 - it randomly works when it wants to

So I've been digging around for a solution and cannot find an answer for this. Setup: I am using Eclipse Mars (v4.5) running on Win7 with a Linaro ARM-Linux tool chain. Eclipse has a remote host setup ...
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How can I change the Color of eclipse search console

How can I change the colors of the eclipse search console? Specifically I'd like to change the background color of the highlight of the selected item
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A Windows DLL stored on Debian, then downloaded back to Windows won’t work anymore

I have a program which I want to distribute through my webserver running Debian. So I uploaded my files—containing DLLs—to the server. After I did let them download through my updating application I ...
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How can I edit text in right-to-left direction in Eclipse (on Windows)?

The official website of Eclipse says that they support RTL text editing. They say that, in order to activate RTL support, Eclipse should be started from the command line with argument: -bidi ...
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Eclipse Just Crashes (Xubuntu 14.04)

This is crazy. Eclipse keeps crashing, closing itself a few seconds after I start it and I have no reason why. I have tried everything that I have seen here and nothing helps. I am so desperate that I ...
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HTML5 tag (main) not recognized in Eclipse Luna [duplicate]

I have the following HTML5 document: <!doctype html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width; initial-scale=1.0;" /> ...
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Migrating Eclipse from Juno to Luna

I just upgraded my Ubuntu computer from 12.04 to 14.04, and my Eclipse Juno stopped working (couldn't start). So I decided to download Eclipse Luna. Now I can open Eclipse, but all my projects, ...
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path completion in major IDEs

In vim I can use the ctrl-x ctrl-f shortcut for autocompleting file paths, a nice feature that I have missed all the time in all major IDEs, I am wondering how I can do it in the following: eclipse ...
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Eclipse RSE - Setting up Sftp through multiple hops

So I have my local windows server, we'll call locWin1. I also have two remote linux servers, remLin1 and remLin2. locWin1 can SSH to remLin1, but not to remLin2. remLin1 can SSH to remLin2. I am ...
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How to restore Eclipse shortcut keys from exported .CSV?

You can simply export your shortcuts settings in Eclipse going to Window > Preferences > General > Keys > button Export CSV... But how to restore shortcuts from this csv?
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Android ADT/Eclipse compatible with Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed the android adt (sdk) with eclipse. I can create a new app, but when I try and run it, the emulator explodes. The emulator window pops up than has to exit. I ...
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Unable to start Glass Fish 4.0 on time in Eclipse Juno [closed]

This is my Java Server Code. Just receiving message from client and echoing the message back. I am using WebSocket. package pack.exp; import javax.websocket.OnClose; import javax.websocket.OnError; ...
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Remove Eclipse's extra margins in Linux (Ubuntu XFCE)

I can't get rid of an ugly and wasting-space margin below the menubar in Eclipse: I have followed a number of tutorials for improving the rendering of Eclipse on Ubuntu, including using a custom ...
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Eclipse Juno does not restore package explorer after closing all files

When I close the last file in a maximized file panel, I used to have eclipse auto restore (show) the package explorer for me, that does not happen in Juno. It used to work on older versions of ...
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Eclipse making background video skip with almost every click of the mouse

The problem is i like to listen to videos online (mostly or all flash video) while programming and never had any problems until i started using eclipse, now every time i do just about anything other ...
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How can I select a default interactive console in PyDev?

Using PyDev 2.7.1 in Eclipse 3.7.2, when I hit Ctrl+Alt+Enter to open a new interactive console, I get a dialog asking me what type of console I'd like to start ("Console for currently active editor", ...
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vim (gvim) marking occurrences on the vertical bar?

When I search for a string, vim(gvim) highlights all the occurrences, which is great. But is there a way to show the occurrences with markers on the vertical bar on the right hand side, so if I click ...
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Rendering artifact when using Eclipse (FlashBuilder)

Once in a while when using FlashBuilder, I'll get a rendering artifact that doesn't go away until I do a full reboot. This artifact seems to be caused by a popup triggered by code documentation popups ...
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ADT eclipse xml layout text editor - often broken until file closed and reopened

I'm new to Eclipse and ADT but have set up my environment on two different machines, and both are displaying the same oddities (both are Windows 7 64 bit). When changing tabs between the graphical ...
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Can't sign into Google account from Eclipse

I can't sign into my Google account when I am trying to deploy my app to Google App Engine via Eclipse. Missing required parameter: client_id How can I solve that?