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alright i installed the VM for linux "j2re-1_4_2_03-linux-i586.bin" it was installed correctly and everything, but when i go to install the "LimeWireLinux.bin" i get this error: Preparing to install... tail: ...
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- 07-07-2004 #1
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- Jul 2004
Help with installing LimeWire
alright i installed the VM for linux "j2re-1_4_2_03-linux-i586.bin" it was installed correctly and everything, but when i go to install the "LimeWireLinux.bin" i get this error:
Preparing to install...
tail: `-1' option is obsolete; use `-n 1'
Try `tail --help' for more information.
./LimeWireLinux.bin: line 326: [: `)' expected, found -z
WARNING! The amount of /tmp disk space required and/or available
could not be determined. The installation will be attempted anyway.
Extracting the installation resources from the installer archive...
Configuring the installer for this system's environment...
No Java virtual machine could be found from your PATH
environment variable. You must install a VM prior to
running this program.
any help would b nice, how do i add VM to my path environment variable? what is a path environment variable? please detailed instructions cause im a noob.....
- 07-07-2004 #2
- Join Date
- Jun 2004
What distro are you using?
- 07-07-2004 #3
- 07-08-2004 #4
- Join Date
- Jan 2004
Open up a terminal and type env and hit enter. In the output is your environemt settings for your user. In the output you will see path=/andabunchofstuff. This is where your the OS will look for programs when you try and run something (or when something is being installed in your case).
Do some google searchs on setting path in linux to find out more.
But if you want java avalible do something like this -
Create a file called java.sh in /etc/profile.d/
This file should contain the following lines. You have to modify the first line appropriately, according to what's actually in /usr/java/:
To finish it up, do:
chmod +x /etc/profile.d/java.sh
Java should now work properly. You will need to log in and log out for some things to function properly.
To install the browser (mozilla) plugin for java, as root, do:
ln -sf /usr/java/<YourJavaDirectory>/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
Replace <YourJavaDirectory> with the name of the actual directory.