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Force.com IDE Installation Issues

I have got eclipse Helios installed and I am trying to install force.com IDE. I have treied with all the three versions and when I try with version 29 I get the mentioned below error message :

Cannot complete the install because one or more required items could not be found.
  Software being installed: Force.com IDE (com.salesforce.ide.feature.feature.group
  Missing requirement: Force.com IDE (com.salesforce.ide.feature.feature.group requires 'org.eclipse.jface.text 3.8.0' but it could not be found

Any help on this would be much appreciated.
Eclipse Helios was released in 2010 and is not supported by version 29 of the API.

Your options are to either install Eclipse Juno (4.2) or Eclipse Kepler (4.3) and work with version 29 onwards of the API

Or if you cannot upgrade Helios for any reason, you could alternatively use a tool called MavensMate, which has similar features to Force.com IDE


Thank you
Strange but a new information for me. I thght Helios is compatible with IDE 28 atleast. Let me give it a try. Thanks :)