Re: [pcgen] Re: Help with the Linux version
- Remove the existing file - should be /usr/bin/java
then to create a new symbolic link do the following command:
ln -s /path/to/java /usr/bin/java
don't forget the space between the 2 paths (it's kind of hard to see the
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:pcgen%40yahoogroups.com>,
> "Massimo Gorla" <briareos@...> wrote:
> > > Massimo Gorla wrote:
> > >
> > > >Hi everybody.
> > > >I love pcgen, but I'd like to use it on my Linux box where I keep all
> > > >of my data and programs.
> > > >I use Fedora Core 4, and it doesn't seem to work on that. When I
> > > >up pcgen with the pcgen.sh script it displays a small window saying
> > > >"Directory for options.ini location", a big red "i", a label with
> > > >"html>Select a directory to store PCGen" (yes, there is html written
> > > >there). There is also a piece of a radio button and of a text box.
> > > >The window is obviously too small for the text it is supposed to
> > > >contain, there is no buttons.
> > > >I try to push some keys on my board, but nothing happens. When I
> > > >the window a new window appears with "PCGen Error processing
> > > >Options.ini" in the title bar and "java.lang.String cannot be cast
> > > >into java.lan" (truncated), and a couple of buttons ok/cancel.
> > > >In the end in the console appears a heap of messages saying (.:8313):
> > > >Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_origin: assertion `window !=
> NULL' fai
> > > > led
> > > >
> > > >I was wondering if someone has already tried it and can provide
> > some help.
> > > >Thanks everybody.
> > > >
> > --- In email@example.com <mailto:pcgen%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Steven Gilroy <sgilroy2@w...> wrote:
> > >
> > > Sounds like a problem with your java. Make sure you are using an
> > > updated version of java from java.sun.com instead of the poor excuse
> > for
> > > a java binary that comes with Fedora Core 3 and 4.
> > > --
> > >
> > > Steven Gilroy
> > > PCGen OS Lemur
> > > "In a world without fences, who needs GATES?"
> > >
> > Thanks. It worked great!
> > I downloaded the jre-1_5_0_05-linux-i586.bin and ran it in my home
> > directory. Next I moved the newly created directory jre1.5.0_05 to
> > /usr/java.
> > Finally I changed the symbolic link /usr/bin/java to make it point to
> > /usr/java/jre1.5.0_05/bin/java and run pcgen.sh
> > (Steven Gilroy also suggested me to change /etc/profile so to add the
> > new java to every user's path, but it's a matter of personal taste)
> > Massimo
> How did you change the symbolic link?
> I've tried using text editors and that dosen't seem to work.
> I'm having the same problem you did
"In a world without fences, who needs GATES?"