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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: – Elder Geek Jun 25 '14 at 16:54

One way to install eclipse is through the software center.

Eclipse install Another way is to visit and compare the different packages,

download the package that meets your needs from

and follow the installation instructions here

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