Installing #JRebel on #Fedora and #Eclipse Helios

Since we launched free version of JRebel for non-commercial products called JRebel Social I was curios how fast I can install it on my Fedora 15. I thought it will be a hard task, but I was surprised how easy I done it.

What is JRebel?

First of all this is a must have tool for every Java developer. Why? See this cool PDF for an great answer to that question. or watch this video.

0. Let’s install Eclipse HELIOS first via yum.

#yum install eclipse

Note: It does install and JDK also, so you don’t have to be worried about that anymore :)

1. Install the Eclipse Market place

Eclipse market place is not installed by default on Fedora’s version so you will need to do that.
1. Click on Help >> Install new software
2. Choose “All available sites” and write “marketplace” like shown here:


3. Install it

2. Install JRebel

Click on Help >> Eclipse Marketplace and choose/ search for JRebel and click on install:

Select all of these, if you are not sure what to do or read more about them here:

Read and accept the JRebel License and click on Finish button

3 Configure

Go and login to https://social.jrebel.com/ in order to get a FREE (yes no money charged) license for JRebel

JRebel Social login page

Register and follow the menu to activate your license

Start the eclipse and choose you will use JRebel Social:

Jrebel Social and Eclipse

Working with it

Read more how to use it here with screenshots and instructions

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