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Old 09-23-2006, 12:50 PM   #1
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Exclamation Trouble with installing frostwire


I recently attempted to install frostwire on my ubuntu system, and well it seems that ive installed it, but when i go to open it, it doesnt open. Now ive read on some forums that you may need to have Java to run frostwire.

do i have to uninstall it and reinstall Java and or FrostWire?

and if so how do i go about doing that?



any suggestions?



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Old 09-24-2006, 07:41 AM   #2
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you definately need java installed to run frostwire.
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you may need to have Java to run frostwire.
so you haven't installed java yet?
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do i have to uninstall it and reinstall Java and or FrostWire?
or have you already installed it?
there is a good tutorial about frostwire here at the forum.

sudo apt-get java (i believe that's how i installed it.)
 
Old 09-24-2006, 11:14 AM   #3
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Lightbulb dpkg-reconf

hi, i believe you got do something like this:

$sudo dpkg-reconfigure java-common

or maybe this one:

$sudo update-alternatives --config java
 
Old 09-24-2006, 01:15 PM   #4
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there are some great threads here on java and frostwire both. work on the java first. once you git that done, frostwire should work. and also try:
sudo apt-get java
 
Old 09-24-2006, 05:11 PM   #5
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the terminal gives me an error when i enter in sudo apt-get java. it says "no such directory" something of that nature.

but i will search for those java forums you guys are talking about.

thanks alot!

grant.
 
Old 09-24-2006, 05:34 PM   #6
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i really need to start keeping a journal of what i do and how i do along with links and ect....

wish i could be of more help to you. please keep us updated on how you do. good luck.
 
Old 09-25-2006, 01:52 PM   #7
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it's apt-get install java, though I think the package is actually named something slightly different than just java. You can do a search by apt-cache search java . It might be easier to use Synaptic at first which is a frontend for apt.

If you haven't already found it a good website is The ubuntu guide
 
Old 09-25-2006, 07:38 PM   #8
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yeah i have used the ubuntu guide like the bible the past few days while getting used to my ubuntu system, but the commands look right, but i get the error message -

E: Couldn't find package java

and when i search for java in the terminal, i get a HUGE List of things that have the word java attached to them.

now, i have tried searching for java in synaptic and installed everything that is there when i searched for java. but still no luck!

thanks alot for your support guys!

but still no luck...

any suggestions?
 
Old 09-25-2006, 08:55 PM   #9
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well since the ubuntuguide says to read the section about java in the instructions for frostwire that may be a good place to start.

I don't use ubuntu anymore, so if that doesn't work I wouldn't know if there's more to it. If it doesn't post any error messages and we can try to help.
 
Old 09-25-2006, 09:18 PM   #10
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apt-get install sun-java5-jre or check this site: http://wiki.serios.net/wiki/Ubuntu_J...h_java-package

one of these two should help, please read the site first before you try anything though.
 
  


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