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othello58
8th March 2007, 09:16 PM
Hi, im new and was wondering if anybody has limewire installed and working on fedora core 6, i have it downloaded but cant get it to install i get an error message that says
Missing Dependency: j2re >= 1.4.1 is needed by package LimeWire-free
so i downloaded java and that dependency and now i get this error message

gedit has not been able to detect the character coding.
Please check that you are not trying to open a binary file.
Select a character coding from the menu and try again.

i found that it is binary file and the character coding i have is current local utf-8
any help would be appreciated thanks an advance

Thetargos
8th March 2007, 09:57 PM
Right click the (I'm assuming here) .bin file, choose properties, and then go to the permissons tab. Make the file executable. Close the window, dobule click it again.

othello58
8th March 2007, 11:43 PM
i made it executable and opened it and it comes up with the same error message

Wayne
9th March 2007, 12:33 AM
Try installing Java first then:

http://www.geocities.jp/rondonko/fc6notes.html#Java

Wayne

othello58
9th March 2007, 01:46 AM
i tried your advice wayne and same thing, i got java installed just cant get limewire to install it comes up with the error
gedit has not been able to detect the character coding.
Please check that you are not trying to open a binary file.
Select a character coding from the menu and try again.

i dont know what to do im lost

Thetargos
9th March 2007, 01:48 AM
Are you choosing "Open" from the window that pups up, instead of "Run in Console"?

Wayne
9th March 2007, 01:48 AM
i tried your advice wayne and same thing, i got java installed just cant get limewire to install it comes up with the error
gedit has not been able to detect the character coding.
Please check that you are not trying to open a binary file.
Select a character coding from the menu and try again.

i dont know what to do im lost

Why are you trying to open Limewire with Gedit? It's a text editor. What is the name of the file you have?

Wayne

Wayne
9th March 2007, 01:50 AM
Try this:

http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_5_installation_notes.html#LimeWire

Wayne

bob
9th March 2007, 03:17 AM
(moved to Software)

othello58
9th March 2007, 03:23 AM
ok, so after mozilla is done downloading the file and its now in the download box, i click open and now it opens another folder with limewire files...now im not sure which one to click on??

Thetargos
9th March 2007, 07:00 AM
Could you please state the name of the actual file? Is it an .rpm, .bin, .run, or what?

othello58
10th March 2007, 02:31 AM
i have 2 files one is an rpm which i first downloaded and the other is a zip file which rondonjin recommended me to download

Thetargos
10th March 2007, 10:26 AM
How did you install Java, othello58?

othello58
11th March 2007, 05:07 AM
following these instructions http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_5_installation_notes.html#Java
i tried what it said for lime wire but it says file not found?? this is way different then windows
could it be because im following fc5 notes for fc6? i dont think that it would matter but maybe it does

Thetargos
11th March 2007, 05:19 AM
No, it shouldn't matter. Could you please post the output of



/usr/sbin/alternatives --display java

And maybe of


/usr/sbin/alternatives --config java

Don't make any selections, just copy/paste the output there to see which is the JVM being used by default. Kill the program with ctrl+c after getting the output.

Thanks.

othello58
11th March 2007, 05:26 AM
java - status is manual.
link currently points to /opt/jrel.6.0/bin/java
/usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj/bin/java - priority 1420
slave keytool: /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj/bin/keytool
slave rmiregistry: /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj/bin/rmiregistry
slave jre_exports: /usr/lib/jvm-exports/jre-1.4.2-gcj
slave jre: /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj
/opt/jrel.6.0/bin/java - priority 2
slave keytool: (null)
slave rmiregistry: (null)
slave jre_exports: (null)
slave jre: (null)
Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj/bin/java.

There are 2 programs which provide 'java'.

Selection Command
-----------------------------------------------
* 1 /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj/bin/java
+ 2 /opt/jrel.6.0/bin/java

Enter to keep the current selection[+], or type selection number:

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