Launching Eclipse from dock causes system to crash

by Soonmoon   Last Updated January 14, 2018 12:02 PM

Following the method from this post I was able to pin Eclipse to the dock, but after trying to launch it from there I got an error stating "The Eclipse executable launcher was unable to locate its companion shared library." I was able to find this "solution" and now after running sudo chmod 775 -R /root/ opening Eclipse from dock causes my whole system to run like it would on first generation Intel Pentium (meaning it lags immensly).

If I open Eclipse with sudo /eclipse/java-oxygen/eclipse/eclipse everything works fine.

How can I fix the dock launcher of Eclipse? And why does it behave like this right now?

(I'm on ElementaryOS)

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