I have been very happy so far with rssowl 2 on my Ubuntu and on my Windows
system. To get another software running I had to install Visual C++ and GTK
2.0. (And I updated my Windows XP SP3.) But now I cannot start rssowl in
Windows any more and I get this:
"A Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK)
must be available in order to run RSSOwl. No Java virtual machine
was found after searching the following locations:
javaw.exe in your current PATH"
Reinstalling jre-6u16-windows-i586 didn't make any difference. I really don't
know where to start my research now and I'd be grateful if you could give me a
Please set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to the location of the
Java install and it should work. You can also use the "-vm <location>"
parameter to specify the location on startup.
Thanks. That solved it.
For any none professional like me who doesn't know yet how to set an java
environment variable, I found this very helpful:
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