Install/Uninstall Eclipse

Eclipse is a Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but it also supports other development languages such as PHP and JavaScript. You can also access other advanced tools such as report building and integrate directly with code repositories such as GIT. This post shows how you can install and uninstall Eclipse.

Installing Eclipse takes a few steps since it requires a few dependencies, such as Java and Yatta Installer. Visit this great article on how to install Eclipse!

To uninstall Eclipse from your Ubuntu desktop, run:

sudo apt-get autoremove eclipse

Eclipse stores files in your home directory. You may also want to run the following command to remove these files:

sudo rm -rf ~/eclipse

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