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Old 03-07-2004, 01:03 PM   #1
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:-( Limewire installation: "Invocation of this Java Application has caused an Invoc"


Slackware 9.0 running. Im trying to install LimeWire, and im kinda lost here (i googled a lot and couldnt find an answer).

When i try to run the bin installation file, i get this:

michel@michel:/usr/local$ ./LimeWireLinux.bin
Preparing to install...
Extracting the installation resources from the installer archive...
Configuring the installer for this system's environment...

Launching installer...

Invocation of this Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException. Thi
s application will now exit. (LAX)

Stack Trace:
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.getLocalGraphicsEnvironment(Unknown Sour
at java.awt.Window.init(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.Window.<init>(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.Frame.<init>(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.Frame.<init>(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.c(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.main(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.launch(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.main(Unknown Source)

Useless to say that to get JavaJRE working wasnt exactly a walk in the park... And after all, i get this disturbing error message...

Really, i have NO IDEA about this one... : / Any help here will be welcome! :-)

Old 09-16-2004, 10:14 PM   #2
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Same problem

I am getting the same problem. Did you have any luck fixing it?
Old 01-05-2005, 09:08 PM   #3
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a fix to your problem...

you need to install this package..

and all will work fine.
Old 01-08-2005, 05:11 AM   #4
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Thumbs up Thanks!

I looked all over for the information that you have provided! Thanks so much!

Old 01-23-2005, 09:54 AM   #5
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THE EASIEST way of getting around that problem is to physically log on as root and then install limewire in the shell:

sh ./LimeWireLinux.bin

You'll get sent straight to the GUI installation.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO INSTALL PACKAGES. That is way overboard (in my opinion).


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