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How to Fix Charles Proxy Crash


  • Few weeks back found charles proxy keep crash/hang on Ubuntu
  • After analyze found that charles proxy with latest OpenJDK cause this issue

How to Fix

  • Downgrade OpenJDK
# Remove OpenJDK
$ sudo apt-get purge openjdk-8-jdk openjdk-8-jre*

# Download little older version of OpenJDK
$ wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/o/openjdk-8/openjdk-8-jdk_8u45-b14-1_amd64.deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/o/openjdk-8/openjdk-8-jre-headless_8u45-b14-1_amd64.deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/o/openjdk-8/openjdk-8-jre-jamvm_8u45-b14-1_amd64.deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/o/openjdk-8/openjdk-8-jre_8u45-b14-1_amd64.deb

# Install OpenJDK & Charles Proxy
$ sudo dpkg -i openjdk-8-j* && sudo apt-get install charles-proxy

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