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Unofficial .deb Packages of the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers for Ubuntu

Adding the ppa to Ubuntu

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mmk2410/eclipse-ide-java

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install eclipse-ide-java


Install Debian developer tools

$ sudo apt-get install devscripts build-essential lintian

Rename package directory

mv eclipse-ide-java-* <new eclipse version>
cd <new eclipse version>

All the magic happens in this directory.

Rename orig package

mv eclipse-ide-java_*orig.tar.gz eclipse-ide-java_<new version>.orig.tar.gz

Modify changelog

Modify debian/changelog file, inserting your name and modification on top of the file.

Modify preinst

Modify debian/preinst with the correct URL to download Eclipse for.

Build your package

$ debuild -us -uc

Test your package

$ sudo dpkg -i ../eclipse-ide-java_<new eclipse version>-1_amd64.deb

Push your changes

Open a branch, send us your modifications and wait for merging.