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After doing "sudo apt-get update" which executed successfully, I tried to install eclipse using "sudo apt-get install eclipse". but it is showing "E: Unable to locate package eclipse".

Output for "lsb_release -a; apt-cache policy eclipse-platform" is

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
N: Unable to locate package eclipse-platform

Please help me ...Thanks in advance

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What does sudo apt-cache "eclipse-platform" return?? –  Stormvirux Sep 7 '13 at 16:58
    
Please edit your question and include the contents of your /etc/apt/sources.list. –  Braiam Sep 7 '13 at 20:54
    
@Stromvirux..thanks for replying. I have now downloaded eclipse from Ubuntu software centre. Therefore, i don't think any of my replys to the above commands will be of use. Thanks anyway –  venus Sep 8 '13 at 13:35
    
@Braiam..thanks for replying. I have now downloaded eclipse from Ubuntu software centre. Therefore, i don't think any of my replys to the above commands will be of use. Thanks anyway –  venus Sep 8 '13 at 13:37

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You can install Eclipse from the Ubuntu software center.

Open it up and search for Eclipse.

eclipse in software center
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Thanks for your reply. I did it. It's working –  venus Sep 8 '13 at 13:38

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