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If I double-click on the eclipse icon then Eclipse boots up, but for some reason when I navigate to the directory of Eclipse and run something like

sudo bash eclipse

I get the error that it can't execute a binary file. Which is strange because why does double-clicking on it work then? :)

Thanks, Alex

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Actually the answer why and the command to do it correctly on various OS is here:

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