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mreed
Posts: 1,041
Registered: ‎07-16-2008
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Error installing on linux (Ubuntu)

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mreed@hallowserv3:/mnt/hallowpod1/public/software/blackberry$ ./installer-bbndk-1.0-linux-3312-201110112127-201110120215.bin 
Preparing to install...
Extracting the JRE from the installer archive...
Unpacking the JRE...
Extracting the installation resources from the installer archive...
Configuring the installer for this system's environment...

Launching installer...

exec: 3225: /tmp/install.dir.24229/Linux/resource/jre/bin/java: not found

 

mreed@hallowserv3:~$ uname -r
2.6.32-27-server
mreed@hallowserv3:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS
Release:	10.04
Codename:	lucid 

 

mreed@hallowserv3:~$ ls -ails /tmp/install.dir.24229/Linux/resource/jre/bin/java
790721 48 -rwxr-xr-x 1 mreed hallowtech 47308 Apr 12  2010 /tmp/install.dir.24229/Linux/resource/jre/bin/java
mreed@hallowserv3:~$ ls /tmp/install.dir.24229/Linux/resource/jre/bin
ControlPanel  java  java_vm  javaws  jcontrol  keytool	orbd  pack200  policytool  rmid  rmiregistry  servertool  tnameserv  unpack200

 

https://www.blackberry.com/jira/browse/TABLET-376

 

Why is there an installer anyway? Please provide a .zip or .tar.gz.

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ayun
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎12-05-2011
My Device: PlayBook

Re: Error installing on linux (Ubuntu)

In order to run the installer and the IDE on Ubuntu 64-bit, you need to install the ia32-libs

Source: https://bdsc.webapps.blackberry.com/native/download/requirements/
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mreed
Posts: 1,041
Registered: ‎07-16-2008
My Device: ಠ_ಠ

Re: Error installing on linux (Ubuntu)

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Ugggghhhh! Why must RIM always do everything opposite of standards? <sad panda>

 

I don't think anyone at RIM even ran through the install on command line, or if they did, they just don't care much... I had to press enter like a trillion times just to get through the EULA.

 

But thanks @ayun, that worked.

 

UPDATE: What was the point of this? I got to the end and was told I still had to run a shell script to edit the environment variables... which is good that you didn't do it, but makes the use of an installer completely pointless.

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Anywon
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-21-2012
My Device: dev

Re: Error installing on linux (Ubuntu)

I just wanted to 2nd mreed.  Emphatically.

 

"Why is there an installer anyway? Please provide a .zip or .tar.gz."

 

 

I need this.