** Changed in: eclipse (Debian)
       Status: Unknown => New

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Title:
  Eclipse fails to start on fresh 18.04 installation

Status in eclipse package in Ubuntu:
  Triaged
Status in eclipse package in Debian:
  New

Bug description:
  I just installed 18.04 from today's March 10th desktop ISO in a VM
  with all default settings. I proceeded to install Eclipse and build
  tools with:

      sudo apt-get install eclipse git build-essential

  I then ran `eclipse` in a terminal from my home directory (launcher
  icon behaves same way). I expected Eclipse to open, but instead I got
  a popup saying:

      An error has occurred.  See the log file
      
/home/vidar/.eclipse/org.eclipse.platform_3.8_155965261/configuration/1520710304064.log

  Meanwhile, the following messages are printed on stderr:

      OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=256m; 
support was removed in 8.0
      Gtk-Message: 11:31:25.572: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
      Gtk-Message: 11:31:25.619: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"

  The file it mentions contains:

      !SESSION Sat Mar 10 11:31:44 PST 2018 
------------------------------------------
      !ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.launcher 4 0 2018-03-10 11:31:44.078
      !MESSAGE Exception launching the Eclipse Platform:
      !STACK
      java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: 
org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter
        at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:381)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:424)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:357)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:626)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:584)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1438)
        at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:1414)

  `eclipse`, `eclipse-jdt` and `eclipse-platform` are all version
  3.8.1-11. There are no pending updates after an `apt-get update &&
  apt-get upgrade`. Installing libcanberra-gtk-module got rid of those
  warnings, but the popup and error message remain.

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