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Using Spark in Fedora 8

I found out the hardway that the jre included in the spark download will not work with fedora 8.

Since fedora 8 comes with their own jre now, just make sure you have them installed.

This is what I have.

  1. rpm -qa|grep icedtea



Once you have downloaded and extracted the spark tar.gz file, go into the Spark directory and add the following line at the top after #!/bin/sh:


You should now be able to launch spark.