Is not able to type asterisk * in Eclipse, but it works pretty nice in other applications. To resolve:
open terminal and go current workspace folder
Go to .metadata/.plugins folder and locate workbench.xml file with bad lines in it:
grep -R "SHIFT+8" *
The result will look like:
org.eclipse.e4.workbench/workbench.xmi: <bindings xmi:id="_aLHQwCaAEeOBOe4lOFe2qQ" keySequence="SHIFT+8 W" command="_eZ-6uoZrEeKW-cnY0IziBw">
org.eclipse.e4.workbench/workbench.xmi: <bindings xmi:id="_aLH30CaAEeOBOe4lOFe2qQ" keySequence="SHIFT+8 I" command="_eZucD4ZrEeKW-cnY0IziBw">
Open workbench.xmi with your favorite text editor and remove these two lines
In Eclipse go to Window – Preferences – Editors – Keys. Search commands with Shift+8 keys, select them, press Unbind Command button.
I try to install additional plugins in Eclipse Kepler SR2 from Help -> Install New Software menu. I select a site or type filter text, but nothing happened, the selection window remains blank. Internet works fine on my machine as well as Help -> Eclipse Market Place menu.
Solution: close eclipse, go to eclipse workspace folder and remove the following file:
Tested with Ubuntu 14.04, Eclipse Kepler SR2
Eclipse itself works fine but menus File, Edit etc. does not open and cut off.
To fix this, open eclipse.desktop file for edit. It's located at
or at /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop
Find the line Exec=… and replace the whole line with
Exec = env UBUNTU_MENUPROXY = /opt/eclipse/eclipse
replace /opt/eclipse/eclipse with a path to your Eclipse.
Just a short memo how to install Java 8 on Ubuntu.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-set-default
Check java version:
Install Java 8 JDT in Eclipse