is a Fortran IDE GUI based on Eclipse.
It appears Photran may not be developed any more.
Visual Studio Code
as via extensions it supports most of the Photran features and is very actively developed.
Note: the Eclipse version obtained via
apt install is usually much too old.
Download and install the current Eclipse version. In this example, “Oxygen” (Eclipse 4.6) was used. Extract and run the Eclipse installer (no sudo needed)
tar xf eclipse-inst-linux64.tar.gz ./eclipse-installer/eclipse-installer
Select “Eclipse for Parallel Application Developers”.
It will install into “~/eclipse/parallel-oxygen”.
~/.bash_aliases the line
Open a new Terminal. Type
eclipse to open the Eclipse IDE.
From Eclipse IDE, click Help → Install New Software
In “work with” pick the currently installed Eclipse version.
Uncheck the “hide items that are already installed”
Type “fortran” in the search box, and select under Programming Language → “Fortran Development Tools (Photran)” and “Linux Intel Fortran Compiler Support”