Bash script plugin for Eclipse?


Are there any decent bash plug-ins for Eclipse? My only requirement is syntax highlighting. I've googled about but did not see anything that looked like "the" bash plug-in.

8/31/2009 10:28:42 AM

Accepted Answer

ShellEd looks promising, does syntax highlighting, and has positive reviews, although I've not tried it myself. It was approved for distro inclusion by Redhat. There's a little more info on the ShellEd plugin page on the Eclipse site, and installation instructions on their wiki.

Note that if you're not running an up-to-date version of Eclipse (as of this writing, Juno) you'll need to use an older version, for instance 2.0.1 is compatible with Indigo.

3/12/2013 3:41:06 AM

EDIT (8/3/2013): Use for latest version

EDIT (2/25/2013): Non need to install linux tool for shelled 2.0.2 on Eclipse 4.2.1. Also, no need to download zip file. Here's the update site of shelled 2.0.2:


I like Shelled as well. If you install it now, you need to download the zip file and point to it in the install new software wizard in Eclipse. You'll also need to install the man plugin from

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