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AR# 29862

10.1 EDK - Why does SDK crash on Linux whenever I try to use it?

Description

Keywords: Linux, software, s/w, development, kit, IDE

Why does SDK crash on Linux whenever I try to use it?

Solution

This is a known limitation with the Eclipse software
http://www.eclipse.org/
(from which SDK is derived) when Firefox is the default browser on the machine:
http://www.eclipse.org/swt/faq.php#browserlinux

To work around this issue, set the following environment variable:

MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME
AR# 29862
Date Created 11/29/2007
Last Updated 06/16/2008
Status Active
Type General Article