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Old 03-24-2004, 03:51 PM   #1
popcorn5714
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Red face permission to java


permission to /usr/bin/java java permission is root how can I change it
when i type in which java I get /usr/bin /java the executable is root permission how can I change this and then change the path in .bash_profile and make it work with Limewire
 
Old 03-25-2004, 11:39 AM   #2
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Thumbs up Getting LimeWire to work

To start off, what version of Java are you using, and are you using Sun's, IBM's, Blackdown, or another incantation of the JVM?

I use Blackdown's JVM, but Sun and IBM's version should work fine.

To add the Java path to your .bash_profile, open it with your favorite editor, and you should see a few lines that might look like this:

PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin

export PATH

Add the Java path by placing a colon after the /bin and putting in the Java path, which might look something like this:

PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin:/usr/bin/java/bin

I had to add the java/bin in order for limewire to find the necessary files to run. Also, " export PATH " must be below the new path line in order for it to work.

To test LimeWire without having to reboot, go to a command line and put the exact same path line that you have in your .bash_profile, hit enter, then type export PATH. Check your path to make sure it is correct by typing:

echo $PATH

If it is correct, then run LimeWire and it should work fine.

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