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Getting eclipse

You have to options:

1) You can get the package:

sudo apt-get install eclipse

Note: Not in the current stable anymore, revert to option 2).

2) Get the latest version from the official website (If you want compatibility with Java 8 in Debian 9 Stretch use this option as the first major release of Eclipse to support this Java version "out of the box" is Eclipse Luna (R 4.4) and Debian Stretch has 3.8.1 version)

To get it, download it from the website:

extract the downloaded file. example:

tar xvzf eclipse-inst-linux64.tar.gz

execute it: