Since I'm not the one who ordered the cloud server I wasn't sure if it was 32- or 64-bit, but given the modest amount of RAM we're allocating I was guessing it was 32-bit. Turns out I was wrong. I decided to try the 64-bit Java installer and it worked fine.So if you get the mysterious install.sfx error when installing Java you're probably using the installer for the wrong architecture. Grab the "other" installer for your situation and it'll likely solve the problem. I guess you could also ask the person who ordered the server whether it's 32- or 64-bit, but where's the adventure in that?
./install.sfx.3763: not found
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Java Install Failing With install.sfx Error? You're Probably On the Wrong Architecture
I'm getting a RackSpace Cloud server set up for a side project, and when trying to install Java on Ubuntu Server and I was getting the following error: