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JRE problems in Ubuntu

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I formatted my (previously windows) HDD today and installed ubuntu. I know nothing about linux OSs really and the files system is beyond me atm, but im getting there.

 

Im a member of an invision power board (much like this ;) ) that has live chat enabled, which I would like to get working. I went into the synaptic package manager, did the stuff it told me to on the ubuntu site, and downloaded and installed the JRE plugin.

 

Now when I click on live chat, the loading bar comes up, but when it gets to the top, FF closes :(. And not just that window, if I have another FF window opens, it shuts that too :(

 

Can anyone help????

 

Also, is a different distibution better for total linux noobs?

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hi and welcome to the forums

 

did you try the following http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-23592.html ?

 

if so were there any errors reported ?

 

are you having a java problem in firefox or an IPB forums issue ?

 

as regards a better distro for noobs, i'd recommend Fedora Core Release 5

 

cheers

 

anyweb

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