[SATLUG] Java problem on Ubuntu 8.04 beta

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 11:37:48 CDT 2008

If you do a custom Java install via a tarball, you will need to create all
symlinks manually because it is a non-standard install.  Instead, you should
install from a .deb package or directly from the ubuntu repository (the
preferred method.)


On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 8:00 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 7:41 AM, Ryan Stewart <rds6235 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  "error while loading shared libraries: libjli.so: cannot open shared
> object
> >  file: No such file or directory"
> >
> >  I've done exactly the same thing with the same ubuntu version installed
> in a
> >  VMware VM, and it works fine.
> >
> >  The file libjli.so exists in /opt/jre1.6.0_05/lib/i386/jli. I found that
> if
> >  I copy this file to /usr/lib, it no longer complains about it, but
> instead
> >  says it can't find libjava.so, which exists in
> /opt/jre1.6.0_05/lib/i386.
> >  Copying that file to /usr/lib doesn't help.
> Is this a tarball you downloaded directly from Sun? Since you are
> using Ubuntu, I'd use their package of Java. But if not, sounds like
> you need to add the lib path so ld can find the libraries.
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