After installing Ubuntu 9.10, I realized that they have updated the version of Eclipse in the repositories. So, I was able to install it with apt-get rather than download it manually. Here is the version information from the About screen:
Build id: M20090917-0800
(c) Copyright Eclipse contributors and others 2000, 2009. All rights reserved.
Version: 3.5.1Build id: M20090917-0800
(c) Copyright Eclipse contributors and others 2000, 2009. All rights reserved.Visit http://www.eclipse.org/platform
The one thing I had to add was the plugins that I use. First, I found a blog post with instructions on adding a repository with additional plugins via packages. To use it, add this repository to your software sources:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/yogarine/eclipse/ubuntu karmic main
This command will import the key:
wget http://www2.yogarine.com/eclipse-ppa.key -O- | sudo apt-key add - && sudo apt-get update
So, with that said, here are the packages that I installed:
Then, I added the following update sites to Eclipse. Open the preferences with the menu: Window > Preferences. Then, go to Install/Update > Available Software Sites.
I added Visual Swing. See this earlier post for more information. Here is the update site:
For MyLyn, I found a conversation that recommended the following two sites:
To install the plugins, go to Help > Install New Software.