Java fix?

David Groos djgroos at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 14:59:51 BST 2009


THANKS Benoit!  I'll try it when I get home this evening.

David

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Benoit St-André <
bstandre at revolutionlinux.com> wrote:

> Hi David
>
> It is in fact pretty easy. On your thin client's server:
>
> 1 - Add Stéphane Graber's PPA (follow the instructions in
> https://launchpad.net/~stgraber/+archive/ppa<https://launchpad.net/%7Estgraber/+archive/ppa>, generic instructions
> https://help.launchpad.net/Packaging/PPA#Adding%20a%20PPA%20to%20your%20Ubuntu%20repositories
> )
> 2- In the Update Manager , refresh to see if new updates arrived.
> 3- Install all the libxcb and libxcb-*packages that are proposed.
>
> Voilà ! It should work flawlessly (and bring better performances to your
> Java apps on thin clients).
>
>
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>
> ----- "David Groos" <djgroos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > It looks pretty exciting, a fix for the java issue on thin clients!  I
> get this impression from the comments towards the bottom of this long page<https://bugs.launchpad.net/libxcb/+bug/277069>as well as threads elsewhere on the web.
> >
> > Nonetheless, while there was lots of info and excitement, there weren't
> basic level instructions on how to apply this fix for how an Ubuntu newbie
> such as myself.  Can anyone check it out and expand it?  I'm using Jaunty
> now.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > David
> >
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