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Eclipse is randomly disappearing from the left panel and from alt-tab after a few minutes of use for me in 12.04.

It's definitely still there; if I minimize whatever window I have on top of it, I can get back to it... but that's the only way. If I minimize it, I'm doomed and have no way to get the window back.

Any idea on how to fix this?

Alternatively, any idea of a workaround (e.g. some way to either re-raise the window from the commandline, or force unity/alt-tab to pick it back up)?

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closed as off topic by RobotHumans, James May 23 '12 at 17:15

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Anything like this thread... [Eclipse/PyDev not showing up correctly][1] [1]:… – memilanuk May 23 '12 at 5:45
this is a known bug with java software and unity. if you use eclipse from repo, it just works(at least for me). – RobotHumans May 23 '12 at 7:25
I have the same issue – BullfrogBlues Jun 5 '12 at 14:45

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