Tuesday, 8 June 2010

How to install JDownloader on Ubuntu 10.04

Today i install JDownloader on my Ubuntu 10.04 desktop, and after some trial and error i came with this small how to:



first thing you need install java, open terminal and type

sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts

Terminal can be found Applications/accessories/Terminal

now go to JDownloader site and download it to the desktop
when finish extract it to the desktop and again open the Terminal and type
cd Desktop
cd JDownloader
sudo chmod +x JDownloader.jar
 close the Terminal window and open the folder JDownloader on desktop and right click on the file JDownloader.jar and Open With Sun Java 6 Runtime
  at this point if everything  went well you will see the splash from JD
you have been successful reboot and follow the how to for adding the program to the panel with is own icon,
right click on the top panel and Add To Panel,

click Custom Application Launcher, click Add
in this launcher type the mane of JD and on the command browse to the JDownloader.jar, but i have move all the JDownloader folder to my Documents, 

you will have a new icon on the panel
 right click on this new icon and go to properties and change this icon to JD icon,

you can found this icon in the folder JDownloader/jd/img/splash.png
the result
useful links:
Ubuntu forum here
Ubuntu 10.04 The Perfect Desktop here
JDownloader here
My Wallpaper here

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