Prerequisites: a JRE (Java Runtime Environment) has to be installed.
To use Eclipse you'll need two folders.
One where you install Eclipse , the other one will be the workspace. E.g., ~/devel/eclipse_installs/ and ~/devel/eclipse_workspaces/gramps
Download an Eclipse package from [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ Eclipse.org]. Unzip the file into ~/devel/eclipse_installs/ and run the eclipse binary in ~/devel/eclipse_installs/eclipse when asked for a workspace, enter ~/devel/eclipse_workspaces/gramps
Follow the [http://www.pydev.org/manual_101_install.html installation tutorial]
my Ubuntu, the python interpreter can be found at /usr/bin/python sudo apt-get install pylint
Go to: window > preferences > pydev > pylint tick use pylint and enter /usr/bin/pylint as the pylint path.
for working on the trunk code. Select Checkout project using new project wizard. Select pydev project wizard.