Tuesday, July 3, 2012

How to fix Eclipse library errors on Ubuntu

Here is a list of Eclipse Errors:

Eclipse - Indigo
On start, it will load and then soon crash stating that the

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Could not load SWT library. Reasons:
no swt-gtk-3740 in java.library.path
no swt-gtk in java.library.path
Can't load library: /.swt/lib/linux/x86_64/libswt-gtk-3740.so
Can't load library: /.swt/lib/linux/x86_64/libswt-gtk.so

Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jni/libswt-* ~/.swt/lib/linux/x86_64/

Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jni/libswt-* ~/.swt/lib/linux/x86_64/

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10165693/ubuntu-eclipse-cannot-load-swt-libraries-not-opening