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Old 07-24-2007, 06:57 PM   #1
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A blank java program window


I have just downloaded and installed "web form generator" every thing ran smoothly but when i tried to open the program all i found was a blank window with nothing but the title bar
my java version is
ahmad@1[~]$ java -version
java version "1.6.0"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0-b105)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.6.0-b105, mixed mode, sharing)
i tried this program on windows and it worked also i have another working java programs on linux like limewire and jalbum

any ideas where the problem might be?
Old 07-24-2007, 10:25 PM   #2
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i don't know anything about that program but when i used to work in java for the desktop i would say the idea that java is cross platform in some pure way never materialised and often required some workarounds. my guess is the programmers didn't test with linux.
Old 07-26-2007, 08:22 AM   #3
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thank you studioj

the problem was solved when i disabled beryl
Old 07-26-2007, 11:15 AM   #4
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if I remembered correctly, there is a similar issue with netbeans (a java IDE) and beryl too, and it could be solved by setting an environmental variable if I remembered right.
Old 08-01-2007, 05:40 PM   #5
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Solution to Blank Java Forms

Had the same problem , but found this link

The solution works!!! But is only a hack, true solution will come in future ubuntu/beryl/java releases, so in the meanwhile try the link. You will also find that this problem is logged with SUN.


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