Red5 debian/ubuntu package problems

In case anyone has problems installing Red5 0.9.0 RC1 from the debian package, specifically if the package installs OK, but it doesn't run when /etc/init.d/red5 is executed, and you get this error when you run /usr/lib/red5/

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/red5/server/Bootstrap
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.red5.server.Bootstrap
at Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(
Could not find the main class: org.red5.server.Bootstrap. Program will exit.

Just copy the boot.jar from the generic .zip distribution into /usr/lib/red5/ and all will be well.

published 2009.10.25 updated 2017.06.26
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