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Old 10-12-2004, 09:31 AM   #1
sonam_wangdi
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Unhappy Installing LimeWire


Hey i tried installing LimeWire but some java error keeps coming up...
i have already installed JVM (i used j2sdk1.4.1_02)...and set the path accordingly..it starts installing but as soon as i choose the language...an error pops up...can anyone help me out? I use a fedora core 2
 
Old 10-12-2004, 02:33 PM   #2
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What error are you recieving? Can you be more detailed.
 
Old 10-12-2004, 04:22 PM   #3
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Did you use an rpm to install java? Maybe you should have used the self extracting binary - they always work.
 
Old 10-12-2004, 06:13 PM   #4
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I know this error I've dealt with it on a couple of occasions.

Don't install Limewire as root, in other words don't su in before you install it. All you need to do is put it in the directory you want it in and then type:

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sh limewire.sh
A GUI should then appear and just follow the prompts.
 
Old 10-21-2004, 11:42 PM   #5
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Unhappy cant get limewire to run

can any body help me install limewire i need some really good explanation i just got lindows like 3 days ago and i been trying to run limewire for ever i downloaded it and its in my documents but i cant get it to start please help its drivin me crazy
 
Old 10-22-2004, 05:43 AM   #6
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yet again, problems with a newbie installing limewire. so so so so much easier tio use a native client rather than something java based... http://gtk-gnutella.sf.net http://qtella.net
 
Old 10-22-2004, 07:54 AM   #7
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Why don't you just install Limewire from Click n Run....to me that would be the logical thing to do.

Anyways, instead of posting again asking for help without any information....again....why not post back saying that the stuff mentioned before did not work
 
Old 10-22-2004, 09:38 AM   #8
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I think you need Java Runtime Environment, not SDK so make sure you have that (it should be in the same directory as j2sdk, it will be something like j2re_1.42_04).
 
Old 10-22-2004, 10:17 AM   #9
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Doesn't matter...SDK comes with a Virtual Machine, it should still work as long as your PATH is set to point at the bin subdirectory of the main Java directory
 
  


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