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frostwire 4.18 and java 1.6

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Frostwire 4.18 and java 1.6.0 don’t play well together, the program exits on launch with:

Something went wrong with FrostWire.
Maybe you’re using the wrong version of Java?
(FrostWire is tested against and works best with with Sun’s JRE, Java 1.4+)
The version of Java in your PATH is:
java version “1.6.0_0”
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.4.1) (6b14-1.4.1-0ubuntu7)
OpenJDK Server VM (build 14.0-b08, mixed mode)

This is all caused by:

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Can’t load library: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/i386/xawt/

Running locate gave me:


So it was looking in the wrong place. I removed all openjdk-related packages (kept java-6-sun) and now it loads fine…

Written by azimout

11/05/2009 at 14:37

Posted in Problems

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  1. hello,
    is it possible that you type in the comments the command lines to remove the openjdk-related packages ? thanks.


    18/05/2009 at 20:59

  2. What you should do is:
    1) run “aptitude search ~iopenjdk” to find installed packages with openjdk in their name
    2) remove each of them with “sudo aptitude purge _package_”


    18/05/2009 at 21:22

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