How-to install with Spring Tool Suite on Ubuntu 16.04

April 18, 2017 - ubuntu
    1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
      Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
      (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    2. Download Latest Spring Tool Suite IDE for Linux:
      Here Spring Tool Suite tar.gz 32/64bit

  1. Extracting Spring Tool Suite
    Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/spring-tool-suite*tar.gz -C /tmp/


  2. How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu:
    Here Install Oracle JDK 7/8 for Ubuntu

    Provide to Set also the $JAVA_HOME Env Var!

  3. Relocating Spring Tool Suite Bundle
    sudo mv ~/Downloads/sts-bundle /opt/
  4. Symlinking Spring Tool Suite Binary
    sudo su -c "ln -s /opt/sts-bundle/sts-3.6.4.RELEASE/STS /usr/local/bin/sts"


  5. Type sts on terminal to launch Spring Tool Suite

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