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Old 05-10-2003, 03:48 PM   #1
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limewire


does anyone know how to get limewire to install its telling me i need a java virtual machine i'm pretty sure i installed a java virtual machine but how do i know for sure? and how do i get the darn thing to work? the one thing that pisses me off about compiling is that sure i get something installed like mplayer which was my last program but HOW do you get it up? there is never anything that tells you the command line to start programs someone had to post the command to open mplayer i never would've figured it out in a million years.. maybe i should just rtfm lol but when it spouts off gibberish there really is no point in reading eh?

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Old 05-10-2003, 03:54 PM   #2
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seriosuly... save yourself all the hassle of java... http://gtk-gnutella.sf.net

as for running mplayer... just type "mplayer" in a terminal. Without sounding mean... i guess they don't tell you as it should be pretty obvious.... ;-)
 
Old 05-10-2003, 03:57 PM   #3
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well actually i tried mplayer and it did work but the command i got from (i forget his name) was "gmplayer -vo x11 -zoom -unicode" thats what i meant by they don't tell you these things mplayer does work but when the first command someone tells you is what i just posted i mean come on.. would YOU get that your first time?
 
Old 05-10-2003, 03:58 PM   #4
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oh i should also mention i tried gnutella and i hate it it doesn't work at all
it won't connect and stay connected it keeps saying its trying to connect and then fails then trys then fails and when i try to search for a file absolutely nothing happens that is why i am trying limewire
 
Old 05-10-2003, 03:58 PM   #5
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You can always use gtk-gnutella from http://gtk-gnutella.sourceforge.net/ . While in many ways it is not as sophisticated as limewire it seems very stable to me. And certainly, it is not near the memory hog as limewire.

Now, I know, that does not anwer your question. Try http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/
 
Old 05-10-2003, 04:00 PM   #6
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well that's what the docs are for... those options are what you wanted (and they're a pretty bad choice actually... x11 is a really cpu hungry output method) and not what someone else wants.. hence the docs being there... it's not psychic... personally i DO just use "mplayer file.avi"
 
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really? x11 eats up cpu? thanks for telling me i did not know that maybe that is why it kept popping up the message telling me my cpu is too slow lol
 
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huh... limewire IS IS IS IS IS IS IS gnutella... that's why i sugested a decent gnutella client. maybe you'd prefer a gIFT client or, edonkey or another network.
 
Old 05-10-2003, 04:05 PM   #9
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i know limewire is gnutella it says so on the homepage with a huge pic that practically kills you when you look at it lol but i figured maybe limewire will work better i don't know what edonkey is but i think i looked once and it didn't look very good do lots of people use these weird file sharing programs? because it would suck if everytime i search for something nothing comes up because no one has shit for files.. you know what i mean?
 
Old 05-10-2003, 04:10 PM   #10
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not sure if this will help. this is on redhat 8

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.1/download.html
just grab the jre

open a term window and become root:

su
chmod +x j2*.bin
rpm -i j2*.rpm
ln -s /usr/java/j2re1.4.1_02/plugin/i386/ns610/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

NOW EXIT ROOT by typing "exit"

vi .bash_profile
i
export PATH=/usr/java/j2re1.4.1_02/bin:$PATH
export PATH=/usr/local/Acrobat5/bin:$PATH
export PATH
** hit the esc key in upper left of keyboard **
:wq
exit

************************
now close your programs and log out then log back in. don't reboot. just log out then back in.

now go grab limewire
http://www3.limewire.com/download/LimeWireLinux.bin

open an term window and become root

su
chmod +x LimeWireLinux.bin
exit
./LimeWireLinux.bin

if this doesn't work check this:

start -> system settings -> packages

after entering you root password wait for the package management window to open.

Main headers are:
Desktops
Applications
Servers
Development
System

We want to look under the second to the last one. Developemnt

When you scroll down to Development the first choice is Development Tools. Click the "Details" button to the far right of this selection.

A new window will appear titled "Development Tools Package Details"

In this new window you will notice two main heades:
Standard Packages
Extra Packages

Clicking the "triangle/arrow" thingy to the right of Extra Packages will list the extra packages. Under there you will find:

gcc-java Java support for gcc.

Click the check box to the right of this to remove the "check" IF IT IS CHECKED. You want this to be an empty box. Now click the "close" button in the bottom right corner of this window. This will take us back to the main Package Management window.

Now click the "Update" button in the bottom right corner.

=)

This probably should have been mentioned before. This needs to be done BEFORE you follow the other instructions. IF GCC-JAVA is installed the limewire/java instructions above WILL NOT - WILL NOT work.

OK. After removing gcc-java - if you followed the instructions above also. It should work fine. I've done this on two different redhat8 boxes in the last three weeks. I promise it will work.
 
Old 05-10-2003, 04:46 PM   #11
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ya unfortunately i'm not sure what you're trying to say i mean "click on start"??? lol there is no start maybe there is with rh8.0?? but i don't know because i've got 7.2 and i do have the java installed but it still says that there is no java virtual machine installed so i don't know whats goin on
 
  


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