I have installed the Eclipse IDE and I can't find its icon in application menu. How can I bring it to application menu and dock?

  • How did you install it? Via Software-Center or did you download it from their website and installed in manually?
    – mazienho
    Feb 3, 2016 at 18:04
  • I have downloaded from officially site. And started with sudo permission in terminal.
    – svarog
    Feb 3, 2016 at 20:55
  • See this thread for a GUI solution to the issue.
    – Lurch
    Nov 22, 2018 at 7:29

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You need to create a .desktop file and save it under ~/.local/share/applications/eclipse.desktop

See this thread for more information.

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