frostwire 4.18 and java 1.6
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/libmawt.so
Running locate libmawt.so 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…