Sun Java on F8 - Improved instructions
knute at frazmtn.com
Mon Jan 7 06:08:23 UTC 2008
>On Sun, 06 Jan 2008 11:25:15 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> I went back to F8 i386 yesterday because I need to be able to use Sun's
>> Java plugin with Firefox. In the process I found out a couple of
>> interesting things.
>> 1) The XINERAMA bug is indeed fixed with version 1.0-4 of libxcb
>> 2) You can configure the Sun Java plugin to work with alternatives just
>> like java and javac
>> I've updated my instruction page to reflect this. I also moved this
>> file although the old address will still work.
>> Knute Johnson
>> Molon Labe...
>I'm getting some errors trying to install java sun-compat:
>[root at phoenix ~]# rpm -q jre
>[root at phoenix ~]# rpm -qa | grep -i jpackage
>[root at phoenix ~]# rpm -Uvh java-1.6.0-sun-compat-1.6.0.03-1jpp.i586.rpm
>warning: java-1.6.0-sun-compat-1.6.0.03-1jpp.i586.rpm: Header V3 DSA
>signature: NOKEY, key ID c431416d
>error: Failed dependencies:
> jdk = 2000:1.6.0_03-fcs is needed by java-1.6.0-sun
The JRE or JDK needs to be installed before the sun-compat RPM.
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