It contains the following sections:
You can install OEPE by itself, or install OEPE with Eclipse.
OEPE is easily installed.
If you are installing Eclipse and OEPE, install using:
The Eclipse Installer - installs Eclipse and OEPE from an installer launched from a Java plugin running in a browser. See Installing with the Eclipse Installer.
The distro - download and unzip the kit which includes Eclipse along with OEPE. See Installing with the Distro.
If you already have Eclipse installed:
For information about system requirements and components supported by OEPE, see the System Requirements link under the Technical Information section of the following OEPE page on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) at
Use the procedure to install Eclipse with OEPE from a zip archive.
The distro is a zip archive that contains Eclipse with OEPE already loaded.
To install using the distro:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/eclipse/downloads/index.html, download the archive file appropriate for your operating system and Eclipse version.
The Network Installer (Eclipse installer) installs Eclipse and OEPE. It also gives you control over the components that you install.
Install OEPE using the Eclipse Installer if you want the provision to select the versions of Eclipse and OEPE that suits your requirements.
From the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) web site at
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/eclipse/downloads/index.html, launch the Eclipse Installer. The installer downloads and opens.
To install using the installer:
Eclipse provides levels of guidance to help you select the OEPE and Eclipse versions for installation.
The Eclipse Installer provides three levels of guidance to help you select the Eclipse and OEPE versions, and you should select the one that best suits your requirements. With each option, you can select the OEPE components to install.
This is the simplest method of installing Eclipse and OEPE. The most recent version of Eclipse and the appropriate OEPE version are selected.
This option allows you to choose the Eclipse version you want, and then choose from the available OEPE versions for that Eclipse version.
This option allows you specify the capabilities you want. The installer displays the Eclipse and OEPE versions that provide this, as shown in Figure 1-1.
Figure 1-1 Choosing the Eclipse and OEPE Versions
Once you have determined which Eclipse version and OEPE version you want, you can choose the specific components to install, as shown in Figure 1-2.
Figure 1-2 Choosing the OEPE Components
Use the procedure to install the latest version of OEPE for a particular version of Eclipse using Eclipse Marketplace.
If you already have an installation of Eclipse, you can install OEPE using Eclipse Marketplace.
The Eclipse Marketplace only allows you to install the latest OEPE version for a given Eclipse platform. If you want to install a specific version, install from the release repository.
To install using Eclipse Marketplace:
In Eclipse, select Help, and then Eclipse Marketplace.
In the Eclipse Marketplace dialog, search for
Oracle. The Marketplace returns all Oracle entries, such as OEPE, and Oracle Cloud Tools. You can select to install OEPE, which includes all the features, or just the specific components you want.
Select the appropriate version of OEPE for the version of Eclipse you are using. For example, if you are using Eclipse Luna, select
Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Luna. Click Install.
On the next page, the features that will be installed are listed. Click Confirm.
On the Review Licenses page, accept the terms of the license agreements, and click Finish.
The software is installed. You can select to run the installation in the background by clicking Run in Background.
You can install OEPE from within Eclipse. Use the procedure to install OEPE thus from a repository in Oracle Technology Network.
Use the Install New Software feature from the repository.
To install using the repository:
Then click OK.
Note: This URL works only from within Eclipse, and will not work if accessed through a browser.
Eclipse allows you to browse for updates and install them, or to uninstall features that are already installed. You control this functionality from the Install/Update page of the Preferences dialog (available from the Window menu).
You can update an OEPE installation. Use the procedure to download new OEPE components.
You can use the Update wizard to download new components.
Updating OEPE Using Check for Updates:
An OEPE update fails if you use non-Oracle sites that make available different versions of plugins. Use the procedure to resolve such an update failure.
An OEPE update can fail if conflicting versions of plugins are found on non-Oracle sites. If update fails, de-select all non-Oracle repositories and try again.
To select the appropriate site:
Now try using update again.