Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Eclipse (Indigo) Update site

When executing a "clean run" of Eclipse (typically, after p2 has completely messed up your installation and you've lost critical functionality / plugins -- the only reliable remedy I've found thus far, is to wipe ~/.eclipse, and restart from scratch) the 'Available Update Sites' is an empty list.

Googling the information proves every time a complete random shot in the dark, so I thought I'd collect the info once and for all in a place I'm likely to find again in the future.

The wiki page (impossibly difficult to find in the maze that Eclipse documentation is): 

Gives this link for...
The Eclipse Project Updates -

Executing an update of the Eclipse Platform, adds another 'update site' that provides a much
richer selection of available plugins:

Indigo -

Hope this helps someone else too!


  1. Well it's seem to have helped me with my problems installing eclipse indigo on Linux Mint.

    Thanks for the info.


  2. Excellent. I am a total newbie with Eclipse Indigo and all the install new software sites were missing. Thanks for helping. (I am the else)