FC4 / java / bin files

Robert Locke lists at ralii.com
Tue Jul 19 17:25:54 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-07-19 at 14:09 -0300, Ted Gervais wrote:
> I am trying to get java working in fc4 and in particular version 1.5.
> I downloaded this file:
> jre-1_5_0_04-linux-i586-rpm.bin
> And thought I could 'run' that file to produce an RPM file. From there,
> I should have been able to install it.
> No luck.
> Where have I gone wrong?

First, you haven't read the release notes for FC4 that explicitly said
not to use the RPM from Sun....

Second, take a look at www.fedoranews.org as there have been a couple of
articles over there about getting Java installed in FC4....

Good luck,


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