Unnecessary…just chown folders (Running eclipse as user but project as superuser)

1. Download a jre from the Java site
2. extract it in a folder (e.g. /usr/lib/jre-1.6.0_27)
3. in Eclipse: Window->Preferences->Java->Installed JREs->Add…->ecc…
4. create the script below for this jre

. Rename your java application:

sudo mv /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.ori

2. Create the script /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java with the following content:

#!/bin/bash
gksudo "/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.ori $*"

3. Change the permissions to make it executable:

sudo cmod 0755 /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java

In this way, the java application asks always the root password and it starts with root privileges.

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