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How to set an icon for Eclipse IDE in ubuntu?


Eclipse provides IDEs and platforms for nearly every language and architecture.  It is famous for Java IDE, C/C++, JavaScript and PHP IDEs built on extensible platforms. These platforms deliver the most extensive collection of add-on tools available for software developers.

Step by step explanation of setting launcher icon for Eclipse

Step 1: Goto the folder where eclipse is currently located.
eclipse folder
Goto Eclipse folder


Step 2: Now copy icon.xpm to /usr/share/pixmaps/eclipse.xpm

Copying Eclipse icon through bash

Step 3: Goto /usr/share/pixmaps/eclipse.xpm and check whether it is copied or not.

Eclipse Icon is /usr/share/pixmaps


If you have done everything accordingly as explained above, you will see the launcher icon. Feel free to comment if you feel any questions.

Sushant Gautam

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