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Abysmal performance on linux [message #871093] Thu, 10 May 2012 19:44 Go to next message
Mark Jaffe is currently offline Mark JaffeFriend
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I am running Eclipse Indigo (eclipse-jee-indigo-SR2-linux-gtk.tar.gz) on a RHEL5.4 VM with 8Gb RAM (almost 6Gb free). I have just installed it and needed to add SVN plugin, so I went to Help->Install Software and clicked Add->(Add Repository)->Archive
I got an open file dialog titled "Repository archive" and it has been spinning for over an hour while I wait to click on a path to select the downloaded zip file.

What to do about this?
Re: Abysmal performance on linux [message #871104 is a reply to message #871093] Thu, 10 May 2012 20:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mark Jaffe is currently offline Mark JaffeFriend
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As a follow-up, it seems the dialog NEVER gets into a usable state, and Eclipse needs to be forcibly killed.

Any other solutions to installing plugin from download?

[Updated on: Fri, 11 May 2012 00:01]

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Re: Abysmal performance on linux [message #871135 is a reply to message #871104] Fri, 11 May 2012 05:52 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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Mark,

I wonder if you have "contact all update sites during install to find
required software" check marked. If the archive refers to update sites
that are large, or very slow to respond, that could be a problem.

On 10/05/2012 10:55 PM, Mark Jaffe wrote:
> As a follow-up, it seems the dialog NEVER gets into a usable state,
> and Eclipse needs to be forcibly killed.
>
> Any other solutions to installing plugin from download?
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