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How to Install Aptana Studio 3.4 On CentOS 6.4 - By Example

Since Aptana runs on JDK, we need to install JDK first on Linux.

Search for JDK packages.

[root@localhost ~]# yum search jdk
...
[root@localhost ~]# yum info java-1.7.0-openjdk
...

Install JDK 1.7.

[root@localhost ~]# yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk
...

Download Aptana Studio 3.

[root@localhost tmp]# cd /tmp
[root@localhost tmp]# wget http://download.aptana.com/studio3/standalone/3.4.1/linux/Aptana_Studio_3_Setup_Linux_x86_64_3.4.1.zip
...

Unzip Aptana Studio 3

[root@localhost tmp]# unzip Aptana_Studio_3_Setup_Linux_x86_64_3.4.1.zip
inflating: ...
...
[root@localhost tmp]# ls -l
...
drwxrwxr-x. 9 root root      4096 Jun  7 18:56 Aptana_Studio_3
...

Move the unzipped directory to /usr/local

[root@localhost tmp]# mv Aptana_Studio_3 /usr/local/
[root@localhost tmp]# cd /usr/local/Aptana_Studio_3/
[root@localhost Aptana_Studio_3]# ls
about_files    AptanaStudio3.ini  configuration  features            libcairo-swt.so  plugins
about.html     AptanaStudio3.sh   dropins        full_uninstall.txt  notice.html      readme
AptanaStudio3  artifacts.xml      epl-v10.html   icon.xpm            p2               version.txt

Create a desktop entry in GNOME.

[root@localhost Aptana_Studio_3]# vi /usr/share/applications/aptana-studio-3.desktop
#Add following text in the file.
[Desktop Entry]
Name=Aptana Studio 3
Exec=/usr/local/Aptana_Studio_3/AptanaStudio3
Icon=/usr/local/Aptana_Studio_3/icon.xpm
Type=Application
Categories=Development

Try this entry by yourself.

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