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  1. Eclipse 3.6.2 and Fedora 17 Firefox crash eclipse. One possible solution from https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/XULRunner_1.9.2_Release_Notes
    http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=xulrunner
    https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=395915
    http://www.eclipse.org/swt/faq.php#specifyxulrunner
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21596875

    Most Important!    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21616810

  2. IBM RSA installation and issues solutions
    1. for IBM RSA installation into 64bit you need: https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21459143
      sudo yum install gtk2.i686
    2. Installing Rational Eclipse-based products within an existing Eclipse https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/wikis/home/wiki/Rational%20Installation%20Wiki/page/Install%20into%20an%20Existing%20Eclipse%20instance?lang=en
    3. Follow the link above in order to get the required patches for RSA 8.5:  Rational Software Architect V8.5.0 for IIEE V3.6.2
    4. Initial Eclipse setup instructions for Eclipse 3.6.2 (for newer editions of products)

      This applies to the following products only:

      • Rational Application Developer for WebSphere 8.5.x
      • Rational Software Architect 8.5.x
      • Rational Software Architect for WebSphere 8.5.x
      • Rational Software Architect Realtime Edition 8.5.x
      • Rational Performance Tester 8.3.x
      • Rational Function Tester 8.3.x
      1. Download Eclipse 3.6.2 SDK Classic distribution and extract the compressed file to a local drive on your computer.
      2. Download and extract eclipse.362j7.update.site.zip
      3. Start Eclipse 3.6.2 by using a JRE that is version 7.0.
      4. Click Windows > Preference.
      5. Select Install/Update > Available Software Site.
      6. Click Add and browse to the local directory containing the extracted IBM Eclipse 3.6.2 IIEE update zipsand click OK.
      7. Click Help > Check for Updates.
      8. In Available Updates dialog box, select Eclipse SDK (version 3.6.2.M20120105_1200) and click Next
      9. Continue through the wizard until the update installed.
      10. Select Restart Now when prompted to ensure the new update is installed and validated by Eclipse.
      11. Download and extract patches required by the product.
      12. Click Help > Install Software.
      13. Click Add and browse to the local directory containing the extracted patch zips and click OK.
      14. Disable the Group items by category filter, select to install the patches and click Next.
      15. Continue through the wizard until the patches are installed.
      16. Select Restart Now when prompted to ensure the new patches are installed and validated by Eclipse.

      Note: Install Software is the only supported way to install plugins. Installing them using the dropins folder is not supported and may lead to problems.

      Initial Eclipse setup instructions for Eclipse 3.6.x
      1. Download Eclipse 3.6.0 SDK Classic distribution and extract the compressed file to a local drive on your computer.
      2. Start Eclipse 3.6.0 by using a JRE that is version 6.0.
      3. Click Help > Install Software.
      4. Click Add and browse to the local directory containing the extracted patch zips and click OK.
      5. Disable the Group items by category filter, select to install the patches and click Next.
      6. Continue through the wizard until the patches are installed.
      7. Select Restart Now when prompted to ensure the new patches are installed and validated by Eclipse.

      Note: Install Software is the only supported way to install plugins. Installing them using the dropins folder is not supported and may lead to problems.

      Product install instructions
      1. Start IBM Installation Manager.
      2. Click Install and follow instructions in the wizard to install the product. On the extend an existing version of Eclipse page, select the Extend an existing eclipse check box and then browse to the Eclipse IDE that you set up with all the patches in the Initial Eclipse setup section.

      Note: English is the only supported language when Installing into an existing eclipse.

      Product Update instructions
      1. In order to update a product, you need to download the patches from Download instructions section and follow steps 3 to 8 in Step by Step instructions section
      2. Start IBM Installation Manager.
      3. Click Update and follow instructions in the wizard to update the product.

      Note: English is the only supported language when Installing into an existing eclipse.

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January 23, 2013 at 7:47 PM

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