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Old 03-18-2005, 10:15 AM   #1
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Angry JavaVM is screwed

I'm having a problem with the JRE. I have installed it and it's all in check, except for the environmental variables JAVA_HOME and PLUGIN_HOME. I tried setting JAVA_HOME in /etc in the "profile" file, but it still doesn't recognize it; I even tried setting these variables manually. The error I get when trying to install a bin is "this is not a java virtual machine" or some bullshit like that. I really can't figure out what the hell to do. I'm using Ubuntu and it seems like nothing wants to work.
Old 03-18-2005, 04:18 PM   #2
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Locate the folder where JVM is installed and issue this command in shell:

export $PATH=PATH:/location_of_java/bin/

point it to the bin folder because thats where everything is. I dont quite follow what you mean by
"The error I get when trying to install a bin is "this is not a java virtual machine" or some bullshit like that"
-- You said you installed it already and the next line you are saying you tried to install a binary. Please be more clear.

Good Luck


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