Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE). Written mostly in Java, Eclipse can be used to develop applications. By means of various plug-ins, Eclipse may also be used to develop applications in other programming languages like Python, R or C++.
Below a quick tutorial on how to install the Eclipe IDE in Ubuntu.
1. Install Java
Please check if you have already installed Java on your system, if not, open your terminal (Ctrl + Alt) and install Java with the following command:
sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk
This will install OpenJDK onto your system.