Re: Update Eclipse 3.5 to 3.6
My experience of Eclipse on Ubuntu is that the first run has to be as root, I guess Eclipse tries to save some config files in system directories. You also have to run as root if you want to install plugins, pydev for example. After that you can run as a normal user.
You have to remember that Eclipse is written in (I think, pure) Java to be very portable. This means it's a bit of a mess and doesn't run the same as native programs on any platform! Some tweaking will always be inevitable...
I have it running very nicely here on 64 bit Ubuntu 10.10 PowerPC, one of the least-loved Ubuntus, so if it works here it should work on any x86 box!
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