Linux workaround for metrics and OSLC linking

Technote (troubleshooting)


The Rational Rhapsody RCP Browser requires a compatible XULRunner on Linux.


RCP Browser requires a compatible XULRunner for proper display of HTML content on Linux.


Mozilla browser running on Linux operating systems

Resolving the problem

1. Download and extract file xulrunner-10.0.4esr.en-US.linux-i686.tar.bz2 from The extraction creates a directory called xulrunner.

2. Create a directory structure called defaults/preferences in the xulrunner folder.

3. In the preferences folder, create a file called prefs.js and add the following line in the file:

    pref("security.fileuri.strict_origin_policy", false); Insert a carriage return after this line.

4. Make the following flag updates to the Rational Rhapsody .INI file:
    a. JVM::JavaLocation flag must point to a valid Java JRE folder.

    b. General::APPLICATION_ROOT must point to your installation directory, for example:

    c. General::XULRunnerPath must point to the path of your XULRunner installation directory, for example:

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