Lomboz Eclipse on Linux -- Fedora Core 5

Lomboz is an open source and free J2EE development environment built on the Eclipse open source platform and the Web Tools Platform (WTP) projects.

  1. Download and install the latest java sdk.
    # cd /usr/local
    # sh /path/to/jdk-1_5_0_07-linux-i586.bin
    # ln -s /usr/local/jdk-1_5_0_07 /usr/local/java
    # ln -s /usr/local/java/bin/java /usr/bin/java
    # ln -s /usr/local/java/bin/javac /usr/bin/javac
  2. Download and install the Eclipse SDK:
    $ wget http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.1.2-200601181600/eclipse-SDK-3.1.2-linux-gtk.tar.gz
    # tar -C /opt -xvzf eclipse-SDK-3.1.2-linux-gtk.tar.gz
    # chown -R root:root /opt/eclipse
  3. Download and install Lomboz and prerequisites all in one package:
    $ wget http://download.forge.objectweb.org/lomboz/lomboz-wtp-emf-gef-jem-3.1.2.zip
    # cd /opt
    # unzip /path/to/lomboz-wtp-emf-gef-jem-3.1.2.zip

    Note: Say "yes" to any prompt to replace existing file while unzipping.

  4. Start lomboz eclipse:
    $ /opt/eclipse/eclipse