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Re: [opensuse] Starting a Java application
  • From: Stan Goodman <stan.goodman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 01:35:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <200803180135.18215.stan.goodman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 18 March 2008 01:21:41 Anders Johansson wrote:
Stan Goodman wrote:
On Tuesday 18 March 2008 00:17:32 Anders Johansson wrote:
Stan Goodman wrote:
Clicking on the icon brings up the exasperating announcement
that: "KDEInit cannot

That is indeed where Java lives, but there is no file called
"javaw" in that directory. Even more surprising, <find -name
"javaw"> doesn't find anything on the system. (I ran that as root,
from /).

What does one do?

It's a typo. Just delete the w. It should be .../jre/bin/java


I must not have been clear. There is noplace where "javaw" is visible
except in the error message. I don't know that it is a typo; "javaw"
is a normal Java executable. I don't know why there is none on my

It is not normal on a linux system

That may well be the case, in which somebody goofed, but it isn't me.

The typo is in $HOME/Desktop/Genealogy\ J.desktop

In that file you have a line that says

Exec=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.6.0.u4-sun-1.6.0.u4/jre/bin/javaw -Xmx512m
-Xms32m -jar run.jar

Edit that to remove the w from javaw, and it will work. I tried it
myself here, and it does work


THIS is very helpful. I will do that tomorrow sometime. It's now 0135
here, and I am turning in. Many thanks.

Stan Goodman
Qiryat Tiv'on
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