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RE: [SLE] How to run Java appication from the command line
  • From: Eric Carbone <ERIC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 13:07:19 -0500
  • Message-id: <6F7CB33B8083D51191A200A0C9E457EE114F25@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Ahhh ... I had the same problem!

The way I solved it was by installing java 1.3.1_02

This version has the '-jar' option.

Eric Carbone

-----Original Message-----
From: Rafael E. Herrera [mailto:raffo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 12:31 PM
To: suse
Subject: [SLE] How to run Java appication from the command line


Suppose you got the a FileName.jar file for some java application.

How do you run the damn code? The download pages for some of these apps
say run "java -jar FileName.jar".

I've got a "java" command that belongs to the package java-1.1.8v1-19 on
suse 7.3. This "java" does not have a "-jar" option so the application
does not run.

Do I have the right package? If not, what do I need to install? The
installation CDs have a number of Java packages that seem to be
different implementations of the same thing. Which one is the most



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