1. android-studio-setup-eclipse

Android Studio Setup Eclipse


To setup Eclipse for Android development, follow these steps:

  1. Download the latest version of Eclipse IDE for Java Developers from the official website.
  2. Install the ADT (Android Development Tools) plugin for Eclipse.
  3. Configure the Android SDK path in Eclipse.


$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install eclipse-android


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Selecting previously unselected package eclipse-android.
(Reading database ... 211278 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../eclipse-android_2020.03~rc1-2_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking eclipse-android (2020.03~rc1-2) ...
Setting up eclipse-android (2020.03~rc1-2) ...


Eclipse was a popular IDE for Android development before the introduction of Android Studio. However, the development of the ADT plugin for Eclipse has been discontinued. The plugin is no longer supported and may not work properly with the latest version of the Android SDK and Android Studio.


If you prefer using Eclipse over Android Studio, you can follow the steps above to set up Eclipse for Android development.

Important Points:

  • The ADT plugin for Eclipse is no longer supported.
  • Eclipse is not recommended for Android development.
  • Android Studio is the recommended IDE for Android development.


In this tutorial, we learned how to setup Eclipse for Android development, but also learned that Eclipse is no longer recommended. It's important to note that Android Studio is now the recommended IDE for Android development.

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