Re: Java perspective missing in Eclipse 3.8.1-10
The Eclipse Debian package is outdated and not maintained currently .
I recommend downloading the most recent version of Eclipse directly from
their website . The installation is trivial and works out of the box.
On 08/03/2017 07:04 PM, rudu wrote:
> It was almost a year ago when I last used Eclipse to work on some Java
> projects and everything was going fine.
> Today, it freezed on its splash screen on every launch.
> I first removed ~/.eclipse to no avail.
> When I removed path/to/my/workspace/.metadata Eclipse did open a fresh
> window where I should have been able to re-create my Java project ...
> unless there was no way to initiate Java projects anymore.
> I purge eclipse and its dependencies :
> # apt-get autoremove eclipse* --purge
> Then did a fresh install :
> $ dpkg -l eclipse* | grep ^ii
> ii eclipse 3.8.1-10 all Extensible Tool
> Platform and Java IDE
> ii eclipse-jdt 3.8.1-10 all Eclipse Java
> Development Tools (JDT)
> ii eclipse-pde 3.8.1-10 amd64 Eclipse Plug-in
> Development Environment (PDE)
> ii eclipse-platform 3.8.1-10 amd64 Eclipse platform
> without development plug-ins
> ii eclipse-platform-data 3.8.1-10 all Eclipse platform
> without development plug-ins (data)
> ii eclipse-rcp 3.8.1-10 amd64 Eclipse Rich
> Client Platform (RCP)
> Still, there is no way to generate a java project.
> Did I overlooked anything ?
> I'am running debian testing.
> Thanks in advance for any hint.