Developing in C/C++ with Eclipse Indigo on Linux

This article illustrates how to use Eclipse Indigo IDE to cross compiling your C/C++ code on a Linux PC and run it on a FOX Board G20.

Tested with Linux Ubuntu 11.10.

Eclipse is a multi-language software development environment comprising an IDE and a plug-in system to extend it. It is written primarily in Java and can be used to develop applications in Java and, by means of the various plug-ins, in other languages as well, including C, C++, Python, Perl, PHP, and others (read more...).

Install Eclipse Indigo on Linux

Download Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Linux Developers (includes Incubating components) from the Eclipse website:

Untar the compress file directly in your home directory typing:

tar xvzf eclipse-linuxtools-indigo-SR1-incubation-linux-gtk.tar.gz -C ~

then move to the eclipse directory and run Eclipse:

cd ~
cd eclipse
./eclipse

The welcome screen will appear:

Select the Workbench icon to continue.

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