Author Topic: Eclipse Linux plugin for 3.3  (Read 2592 times)


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Eclipse Linux plugin for 3.3
« on: November 14, 2007, 02:36:31 am »

I get the below error with the Eclipse plugin trial off the web site with Eclipse 3.3...

Error opening the editor.
An error occurred while automatically activating bundle com.slickedit.eclipse.plugin (1134).




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Re: Eclipse Linux plugin for 3.3
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2007, 02:40:18 pm »
Hi CD,

There are a few setup issues with the plug-in on Linux that aren't a concern on Windows.  I suggest checking out LINUX_INSTALLATION_AND_STARTUP_README.pdf, which you should've been extracted when you unzipped the installer.  In a nutshell:

  • Make sure you are running with Java from Sun (or IBM)...gcj won't work.
  • If you are running with Java 5 or later, make sure you have JAVAHOME set to the root of your JDK or JRE installation
  • When you start Eclipse for the first time in any xterm, you must "source" the script in your Eclipse directory: . /PATH/TO/ECLIPSE/eclipse/  This will set LD_LIBRARY_PATH so that the plug-in can load the SlickEdit libraries, and then launch Eclipse.

This takes care of 90% of the start-up problems we see on Linux.  If you continue to have issues, let me know...we will get it figured out quickly.

- Ryan