How to install Eclipse IDE for Java Developers on a Chromebook


We created a revised tutorial, as this one no longer works.  please have a look:

Today we are looking at how to install Eclipse IDE for Java Developers on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.eclipse.Java

Link:
chrome://flags/#crostini-gpu-support


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