Mint: Mint Cinnamon 19 LTS Desktop VM Setup

Mint 19 LTS Desktop

VirtualBox Setup


Mint 19 LTS Desktop

  • ISO:
  • OS: Linux_x64
  • Memory: 2G
  • Video: 128M
  • HDD: 20G
  • CD: linuxmint-19-cinnamon-64bit-beta.iso
  • USB:3.0

Install Mint

VBox Guest Additions


Install OpenSSH server

sudo apt-get install openssh-server
sudo apt-get install openssh-client

systemctl is-enabled ssh
systemctl is-active ssh
systemctl status sshd

check ip address on guest

ip a

JDK8 Installation

Check/Create JVM path


Pull JDK8

wget --no-cookies --no-check-certificate --header "Cookie:; oraclelicense=accept-securebackup-cookie" ""


tar -xvzf jdk-8u171-linux-x64.tar.gz -C /usr/lib/jvm

Set Alternatives

update-alternatives --install <link> <name> <path> <priority>
update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_171/bin/java 1
update-alternatives --list java


update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_171/bin/jar 1
update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_171/bin/javac 1

update-alternatives --config java
There is only one alternative in link group java (providing /usr/bin/java): /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_171/bin/java
Nothing to configure.

Setup Environment Variables

export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_171
printenv JAVA_HOME
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.8.0_171/jre/bin
printenv PATH

Eclipse Oxygen



tar -xvzf eclipse-jee-oxygen-3a-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz -C /usr/local/
ln -s /usr/local/eclipse/eclipse /usr/bin/eclipse
sudo chmod 777 /usr/bin/eclipse


sudo apt install libsvn-java


sudo find / -name


sudo find / -name eclipse.ini


sudo nano /usr/local/eclipse/eclipse.ini

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Remote Desktop

Install xrpd

sudo apt-get install xrdp -y

Set to startup automatically

/etc/init.d/xrdp start

Check xrdp status ( 3389 )

sudo netstat -ntlp

Change Color Depth to 24


Configure so only ONE session exists at a time


Start xrdp(if not already running or set to auto start)

/etc/xrdp/ start

Eclipse Natural Plugin for Cucumber-JVM

Eclipse DevStyle

Install from Eclipse Marketplace

Eclipse TestNG

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