Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on building an extensible development platform, runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle. Many people know eclipse as a Java IDE but Eclipse is much more than a Java IDE. Check this for more information: https://www.eclipse.org/home/newcomers.php
Installing Eclipse on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
I'm gonna talk about the easiest way to install eclipse on ubuntu, you can find other ways like terminal installations or more like that. You can use the Ubuntu Software Manager (
Applications => Ubuntu Software Manager) as the easiest way.