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Damon Riley
2005-05-26, 11:11
Hi. I've installed the JRE and then used the handy slimserver web
interface to install Softsqueeze on my Ubuntu Linux computer. Sweet.
But the next time I want to use softsqueeze, what's the command to get
it started?

I'm a java neophyte, so any general tips along with specific help are
appreciated.

Thanks!

-- Damon

Chris Laplante
2005-05-26, 15:02
>From the directory you have unzip'ed the files in:

java -jar SoftSqueeze.jar

-Chris

On 5/26/05, Damon Riley <damonriley (AT) alumni (DOT) umass.edu> wrote:
> Hi. I've installed the JRE and then used the handy slimserver web
> interface to install Softsqueeze on my Ubuntu Linux computer. Sweet.
> But the next time I want to use softsqueeze, what's the command to get
> it started?
>
> I'm a java neophyte, so any general tips along with specific help are
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks!
>
> -- Damon
>
>
>
>

Damon Riley
2005-05-26, 18:40
Which files? I unzipped the jre in /usr/local/jre1.5.0_02 but there's
no file named SoftSqueeze there. I get nuttin when I run java -jar
SoftSqueeze.jar in that jre directory.

Thanks

-- Damon

Chris Laplante wrote:
>>From the directory you have unzip'ed the files in:
>
> java -jar SoftSqueeze.jar
>
> -Chris

"When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows", people just
stare at you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system, *for
free*"." -- Linus Torvalds, 1995

Ben Sandee
2005-05-26, 19:49
On 5/26/05, Damon Riley <damonriley (AT) alumni (DOT) umass.edu> wrote:
> Hi. I've installed the JRE and then used the handy slimserver web
> interface to install Softsqueeze on my Ubuntu Linux computer. Sweet.
> But the next time I want to use softsqueeze, what's the command to get
> it started?

Just use the same web link that you used the first time. On Windows I
get prompted by JavaWebStart to optionally add an icon to desktop or
start menu to simplify restarts, but apparently this doesn't happen on
your Linux desktop automatically.

Ben

kdf
2005-05-26, 23:38
you can start softsqueeze any time from the web interface under the help
section, or if that is your only client, you will get a link in the status pane
when you start slimserver.

-kdf

Damon Riley
2005-05-27, 12:25
kdf wrote:
> you can start softsqueeze any time from the web interface under the help
> section, or if that is your only client, you will get a link in the
status pane
> when you start slimserver.

I used the web interface to install SoftSqueeze and it worked. But now,
when I use the web interface to install and start SoftSqueeze, I end up
downloading a copy of SoftSqueeze.jnlp and that's it. Nothing happens.
I was able to install and play the first time only. I'm running
slimserver 5.4.0 on a pentium II and Libranet 2.8.1. I'm trying to run
softsqueeze on a PIII running Ubuntu Linux.

Where is SoftSqueeze installed? I would like to use a command line to
start it, but I can't find it using either locate or find commands.

Thanks,

-- Damon


>
> -kdf
>

rtitmuss
2005-05-27, 13:21
Damon Riley wrote:

> Where is SoftSqueeze installed? I would like to use a command line to
> start it, but I can't find it using either locate or find commands.

Java web start installs things in a strange place. If you want to start
Softsqueeze from the command line I suggest you download the version
from sourceforge at http://softsqueeze.sourceforge.net. You can either
download a zip file (and install it where you want), or an rpm that
installs in /usr/local/softsqueeze.

Regards,
Richard

Damon Riley
2005-05-27, 17:10
Richard Titmuss wrote:
> Damon Riley wrote:
>
>> Where is SoftSqueeze installed? I would like to use a command line to
>> start it, but I can't find it using either locate or find commands.
>
>
> Java web start installs things in a strange place. If you want to start
> Softsqueeze from the command line I suggest you download the version
> from sourceforge at http://softsqueeze.sourceforge.net. You can either
> download a zip file (and install it where you want), or an rpm that
> installs in /usr/local/softsqueeze.
>
> Regards,
> Richard
>
>

I would really just like to start the softsqueeze that's already
installed. It was running yesterday but I'd like to start it again. I
can't seem to start it from the web interface on the slimserver-- I just
get the .jnlp file copied to my /home directory. Does anyone know if
restarting is possible? Where is SoftSqueeze installed on a Linux system?

The softsqueeze version on sourceforge says it requires slimserver 6 and
I'm sticking with 5.4.0 until I can upgrade my server. I really don't
want to put my Pentium II on an upgrade treadmill if it can be avoided.

Thanks,

-- Damon

Marc Sherman
2005-05-28, 08:36
Damon Riley wrote:
>
> The softsqueeze version on sourceforge says it requires slimserver 6
> and I'm sticking with 5.4.0 until I can upgrade my server. I really
> don't want to put my Pentium II on an upgrade treadmill if it can be
> avoided.

1.17 (which works with slimserver 5.4 an emulates an SB1g) is also
available on the Sourceforge download page:
https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105169

- Marc