Help the Noob

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Sagely Hen
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Re: Help the Noob

Post by chickpea » Fri Feb 15, 2008 19:48

so are you running jre1.5? like frostwire told you it likes?

Young Hen
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Re: Help the Noob

Post by ditchmagnet » Fri Feb 15, 2008 20:12

i got frost wire working now.

i noticed there was no /usr/java folder so i made it using

mkdir /usr/java

then i downloaded the .bin file from and moved it to /usr/java using:

mv /home/<my username>/Desktop/jre-6u3-linux-i586.bin /usr/java/jre-6u3-linux-i586.bin

made it executable using:

chmod a+x jre-6u3-linux-i586.bin

installed it using:

ran frostwire and started getting the same messages, but then it turned on and is working

java's guide: ... xml#enable

downloaded the non-"RPM": ...

Simple Hen
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Re: Help the Noob

Post by momocore » Sun Feb 24, 2008 19:24

Are you running 32 bit or 64 bit?

You may need to emerge nspluginwrapper. I had similar problems with all things Flash related in Firefox until I re-emerged nspluginwrapper

see Fitzcarraldo's reply in this thread: ... +64#p72267

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