How to Upgrade Eclipse Indigo to Juno

It’s a good practice to keep our development environment updated so that to avail all features, add-ons and plugins. So in this tutorial we will learn how to update eclipse to juno.


Step#1: Downloading the Product

First of all we have to download eclipse IDE.
For that go to www.eclipse.org/downloads , click the product with the name “Eclipse IDE for Java Developers” and download it after selecting the appropriate operating system.

Download Eclipse IDE

Step#2: Extract Downloaded Package

Once downloaded the package, we have to be extracted to any location.

Unzip Eclipse

Step#3: Run Extracted Eclipse

Now let us run Eclipse.exe from the recent downloaded package

Execute Eclipse.exe

Step#4: Set Path to old Workspace Directory

When prompted to select workspace folder, we have to click Browse and Select our old workspace directory.

Locating Old Directory

Step#5: Importing Plugin

Now let’s Open “File” menu and click “Import” option

Import Wizard

Step#6: Defining Import Source

We have to specify the source from where we will import the plugins. So we have to select “From Existing Installation” option under Install Folder

Import Plugins

Step#7: Specifying Path of Older version Eclipse

Now let us locate the path of our Eclipse Folder. For that click Browser and select the path of current eclipse directory and click OK.

Setting Up Eclipse Path

Step#8: Installing Plugins

After that it will give us plugins to install. Here we have to check mark the plugins that are required and click NEXT

Confirming Plugin

Step#9: Restarting Eclipse

After the completion of installation, a prompt requires us to restart-Eclipse, click YES
After that our eclipse will update to juno.

Finalizing Installation

And that was all how eclipse is updated to juno.