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From Mathieu St-Gelais <mathieu.stgel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: flex not seeing air on linux
Date Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:02:21 GMT
For future people reading this, here's my blog post on how I made the
installer work. Feel free to post comments and questions if needed.

http://www.evilcodingmonkey.com/2013/08/21/installing-apache-flex-sdk-under-linux/

Thanks again for you help guys!

Mat


On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Mathieu St-Gelais <
mathieu.stgelais@gmail.com> wrote:

> It worked great for me too. Thanks Thomas for the additional instructions.
> Last thing: I had to uninstall the Flex Installer after that because it was
> causing dependency trouble to most apt-get operations.
>
> I simply did the following: sudo apt-get -f install
>
> This is the error I was getting:
>
> *org.apache.flex.installapacheflex:i386 : PreDepends: adobeair:i386 (>=
> 1:2.6.0.0) but it is not installable*
> *E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or
> specify a solution).*
>
> I'll add all this to my blog, and post the URL later today (I hope).
>
> Thanks again!
>
> Mat
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Mathieu St-Gelais <
> mathieu.stgelais@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks a lot. I'll try probably tomorrow when I get a minute. And if I
>> get an extra 10 minutes ;-), I'll add the complete thing to my blog, and
>> post the URL here. This will probably help others later.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Thomas Wright <twright@yesco.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks Om. This ended up working. It still wasn't as simple as it
>>> proclaimed to be.
>>> In case Mathieu, you're still having problems, after it installed,
>>> nothing
>>> launched.
>>> I had to go to where it was actually installed in the /opt/ directory
>>> so, /opt/Apache Flex/Apache Flex SDK Installer/bin
>>> and run the installer by hand. Now it's rolling, and everything *appears*
>>> to be well and dandy
>>> Thanks again, that helped tons! :)
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 6:10 PM, OmPrakash Muppirala
>>> <bigosmallm@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>> > Maybe this helps [1] ?
>>> >
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Om
>>> >
>>> > [1]
>>> >
>>> >
>>> http://jdesconectado.blogspot.com/2013/08/install-apache-flex-410-ubuntu-1304.html
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 11:07 AM, Mathieu St-Gelais <
>>> > mathieu.stgelais@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > > I have the exact same problem. I've tried everything I can without
>>> > success
>>> > > on Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04, both 64-bits.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 2:03 PM, Thomas Wright <twright@yesco.com>
>>> > wrote:
>>> > >
>>> > > > So, this has been a more involved process than I thought it would
>>> be,
>>> > > much
>>> > > > thanks to the 64 bit version of kubuntu I'm running.
>>> > > > I finally got AIR to install, and that was a pain.
>>> > > > I have IntelliJ installed, and seems to be working fine.
>>> > > > But when I try to actually install the Apache Flex .deb package,
I
>>> get
>>> > > this
>>> > > > error:
>>> > > >
>>> > > > *twright@twright-Kubuntu:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg --install
>>> > > > apache-flex-sdk-installer-2.6.0-bin.deb *
>>> > > > *dpkg: regarding apache-flex-sdk-installer-2.6.0-bin.deb containing
>>> > > > org.apache.flex.installapacheflex, pre-dependency problem:*
>>> > > > * org.apache.flex.installapacheflex pre-depends on adobeair (>=
>>> > > 1:2.6.0.0)*
>>> > > > *
>>> > > > *
>>> > > > *dpkg: error processing apache-flex-sdk-installer-2.6.0-bin.deb
>>> > > > (--install):
>>> > > > *
>>> > > > * pre-dependency problem - not installing
>>> > > > org.apache.flex.installapacheflex*
>>> > > > *Errors were encountered while processing:*
>>> > > > * apache-flex-sdk-installer-2.6.0-bin.deb*
>>> > > >
>>> > > > and I'm just completely lost. AIR works fine, it's recognized
by my
>>> > > system
>>> > > > in general, and recognized by my package installers as having
been
>>> > > > installed. But for some reason when I try to get the Flex SDK
>>> going, it
>>> > > > bunks on me. *shrugs*
>>> > > >
>>> > > > I've tried diving into the endless dead-ends that google provides
>>> when
>>> > > > there is no real answer - so now I'm just at a loss.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > any thoughts?
>>> > > > --
>>> > > > *Thomas Wright*
>>> > > > Software Engineer
>>> > > > Extension: 1054
>>> > > > Office: [801] 464.4600
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Corporate Division
>>> > > > twright@yesco.com
>>> > > >
>>> > >
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> *Thomas Wright*
>>> Software Engineer
>>> Extension: 1054
>>> Office: [801] 464.4600
>>>
>>> Corporate Division
>>> twright@yesco.com
>>>
>>
>>
>

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