Eclipse PDT 2.2 Fedora 13

How to install Eclipse PDT 2.2 on Fedora 13

  1. Download the latest Eclipse PDT All-In-One package
    1. Visit the Eclipse PDT downloads page
      http://www.eclipse.org/pdt/downloads
    2. Click the All-In-One Linux x86/GTK 2 64-bit link
    3. Select a mirror and click to download Eclipse PDT
  2. Extract the Eclipse download to /usr/lib
  3. Create launcher for quick-launch panel
    1. Right click the Quick-Launch panel
    2. Select the Add to Panel... option
    3. Select the Custom Application Launcher option
    4. Click the Add button
    5. Set the following fields
      Type: Application
      Name: Eclipse PDT
      Command: /usr/lib/eclipse/eclipse
      Comment: Eclipse PDT IDE
      1. Click the Choose Icon button
      2. Browse to the /usr/lib/eclipse folder
      3. Select the icon.xpm file
      4. Click the Open button
      5. Click the OK button
    6. Click the Close button

How to configure Eclipse PDT 2.2 for Fedora 13

  1. Open Eclipse
  2. Set the Workspace
    /var/www/html
  3. Check the Use this as the default and do not ask again checkbox
  4. Click the OK button
  5. Edit Eclipse Preferences
    1. Select the Window > Preferences menu option
    2. Edit Text Editor Settings
      1. Select the General > Editors > Text Editors left column option
      2. Check the Insert spaces for tabs checkbox
    3. Use external browser
      1. Select the General > Web Browser left column option
      2. Select the Use external web browser radio option
    4. Configure Automatic Updates
      1. Select the Install/Update > Automatic Updates left column option
      2. Check the Automatically find new updates and notify me check box
    5. Configure JavaScript file formatting
      1. Select the JavaScript > Code Style > Formatter left column option
      2. Create a new custom profile
        1. Click the New... button
        2. Enter a Profile name
        3. Click OK
        4. Set the following options
          Tab policy: Spaces only
          Indentation size: 2
        5. Click OK
    6. Configure CSS file formatting
      1. Select the Web > CSS Files > Editor left column option
      2. Set the following options
        Indent using spaces
        Indentation size: 2
    7. Configure indenting for HTML files
      1. Select the Web > HTML Files > Editor left column option
      2. Set the following options
        Indent using spaces
        Indentation size: 2
    8. Configure indenting for XML files
      1. Select the XML > XML Files > Editor left column option
      2. Set the following options
        Indent using spaces
        Indentation size: 2
    9. Click the OK button
  6. Close Eclipse
    1. Check the Always exit without prompt checkbox
    2. Click the OK button

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