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I can't install eclipse with sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform

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Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package eclipse-platform
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What's the output of lsb_release -a; apt-cache policy eclipse-platform in a terminal? –  Warren Hill Mar 27 '13 at 16:20
Can you try sudo apt-get update eclipse-platform –  ryekayo Jun 25 '14 at 16:52
You might find this helpful: ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1158895 –  Elder Geek Jun 25 '14 at 16:54

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One way to install eclipse is through the software center.

Eclipse install Another way is to visit http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/compare.php?release=luna and compare the different packages,

download the package that meets your needs from http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/

and follow the installation instructions here

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