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Originally Posted by spoon! What distribution do you have? You can get Java from the Sun site (Go here -> Download JRE 5.0 Update 4 -> Accept license agreement -> ...
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    jre: install the linux rpm?


    Quote Originally Posted by spoon! View Post
    What distribution do you have? You can get Java from the Sun site (Go here -> Download JRE 5.0 Update 4 -> Accept license agreement -> and either get the Linux RPM or the Linux self-extracting file, whichever works best for your distribution)
    How do i install the linux rpm? i have downloaded it but no luck

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    Welcome to the forums, jabber777!

    Check this HowTo for a number of different ways to install software under Linux:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...are-linux.html

    Note that it's generally best to install software using the default package tool for your distribution when possible.
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    Sorry, jabber, but it's against the forums rules to post duplicates, so all of yours have been deleted.

    Please feel free to continue any discussion about th issue you are having in this thread.

    Thanks!
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    sorry i didnt realise =(

    When i try and install java runtime i get this message any one know what it means?

    UnZipSFX 5.50 of 17 february2002, by Info-ZIP (Zip-Bugs@losts.wku.edu).
    inflating: jre-6u12-linux-i586.rpm
    error: can't create transaction lock on /var/lip/rpm/__db.000

    Any ideas?
    Thank you

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    please try this way :
    gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY'


    rm /var/lib/rpm/__db*
    rpm --rebuilddb

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