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Re: Java 5 (for Subsonic) on unslung 6.10

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  • Brian
    Java 5 is a dead end on nslu2, especially on unslung. Even though you might be able to install openjdk on debian slug, it s slow. -Brian
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 31, 2009
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      Java 5 is a dead end on nslu2, especially on unslung.
      Even though you might be able to install openjdk on debian slug, it's slow.

      -Brian

      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "M.J. Johnson" <threeeyedtoad@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello. I've currently got an NSLU2 running unslung 6.10, along with a nice
      > server-side (MPD) PHP-based music proggy (relaxx player - very nice!). I'd
      > like to play around with another music server called Subsonic (
      > http://subsonic.sourceforge.net), which has a sweet client for Android
      > phones. The installation apparently requires Java 5 (
      > http://subsonic.sourceforge.net/installation.php).
      >
      > I searched older posts to this group, and saw that at least one user asked
      > if this community had any experience with running Subsonic. Ultimately s/he
      > was directed toward other music server alternatives.
      >
      > So, the questions:
      >
      > - Has anyone successfully gotten Subsonic running on the Slug? If so, could
      > you provide guidance for replication? If not, are there obvious technical
      > reasons why I shouldn't bother attempting? (Perhaps system requirements?)
      >
      > - Assuming no one has tried running Subsonic, is it possible to install Java
      > 5 on the Slug? I searched the wiki, and found this (
      > http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowTo/UseJavaOnTheSlug) but the instructions
      > are a bit intimidating (compared to other Slug "recipes" I've found), and
      > clearly intended for a more advanced user than I. It was unclear to me what
      > version of Java those instructions were for... it also involved compiling
      > binaries, which I have zero experience with, and would prefer to avoid, if
      > at all possible.
      >
      > Thanks in advance.
      >
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