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Install a JVM

  • First, download and install a JVM (JRE or JDK), if one is not already installed.
  • Regardless of your operating system, you will need to install some Java virtual machine.
    • If using Windows, you may already have one installed, but upgrading won't hurt.
    • If using Linux, tux_48x48read this.
  • Consider an IBM JDK or a Sun JDK. See below for minimum requirements.
    • OpenEmbeDD 0.3.0   inst_ptr.gif jvm 5.0
      OpenEmbeDD 0.2.0   inst_ptr.gif jvm 5.0
      OpenEmbeDD 0.1.0   inst_ptr.gif jvm 1.4.2

Install Eclipse

Skip if you want the full platform via the zip bundle installation.

Install OpenEmbeDD

  • Finally, install OpenEmbeDD.

Via Zip

  • If downloading OpenEmbeDD as a zip, see update_wiz_75_66.gifOpenEmbeDD Download.
  • The zip bundle :
    • Once your zip is downloaded, you have simply to unpack it into a location of your choice, this is the full OpenEmbeDD platform which contains all users tools. Nothing else is necessary if you are not a developper.
  • The zip user plugins package :
    • Once your zip is downloaded, just unpack it into your ~/eclipse/features/ and ~/eclipse/plugins/ folders and restart Eclipse.
    • Advanced: use a .eclipseextension file to install outside your main Eclipse install folder.

Via Update

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