Sunday, June 26, 2016

Eclipse 4.5.0 fails to load properly on Ubuntu 16.04

It seems like Eclipse, Spring Source Tool Suits (STS) or any other IDE built on top of Eclipse fail to load properly (frozen, slow, 100% CPU, etc) on Ubuntu 16.04.
You are not alone... GTK compatibility issues.
You will need to start Eclipse with GTK 2, just edit the eclipse.ini file and add the following:
before the --launcher.appendVmargs line