READ THIS FIRST
Things have changed since this script was written. There is now a better way to install latest version of Eclipse IDE in Ubuntu, called
In short, you only need one command to install (and also remove) Eclipse now:
umake ide eclipse
You still can use this project for other distributions of Linux and non-standard situations.
Simple installation script for Eclipse (Linux only). Based on this comment http://askubuntu.com/questions/26632/how-to-install-eclipse/219974#219974 from maggotbrain (thank you!)
Just download the .tar.gz distribution of Eclipse (hope it works with any version).
In case of problems feel free to create an issue.
Just clone the repo:
git clone https://github.com/bepcyc/eclipse_installer
Chmod if you need it:
chmod +x eclipse_installer.sh
Put downloaded .tar.gz file into the same directory as script. Run the script:
If you don't want it to be verbose.
Run the Eclipse:
/usr/bin/eclipse -clean &