A Current problem with Eclipse is that it keeps crashing when closing diaglog. At least under Gnome eclipse was barly usable and some features, like installing new plugins, was not possible.
The reason seems to deep inside, somehow related to libpango -- at least the backtrace indicated this -- (See Bugreport)
But there is a work around:
Disable Gnome's "Assitive Technologies" (Gnome's menu bar -> System -> Preferences -> Assitive Technologies), log out and in.
In my case it worked afterwards.
I have used bazaar on my Thecus for my private projects. At that time, git was not available on Windows platforms.
However, during the development of solarpowerlog, I learned that is not longer true, and after some time of usage I decided to finally switch everything to git. (bzr also showed some "hangs" on my thecus when commiting which were really annoying....