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So, I'm trying to install Wyvern (a java based MUD, made by a company called cabochon) and when I do I get an error saying that the program expected there to be a X11 Display property set, but that it wasn't. What gives?
I ran xorgconfig, but to no avail. Granted, I did bluff my way through quite a bit of it, but nothing was ever said about an X11 display property.
Also, the installation notes say that I need to create a launcher. I'm running Blackbox as the GUI currently, and can't find out how to do this from there- I assume that this is only doable in the GUI, as most references to creating a launcher talk about how to do it in Gnome or some other environment.
Correction: the words used were X11 Dispaly variable. Here is what happened, pretty much verbatim:
jonnybot@darkstar~$: java -jar /directory/pure_install.jar
Exception in main class "JavaExpressLoader"
NO X11 display variable was set, but this program performed an operation which requires it.
at java.awt.GraphicsEnviornment.checkHeadless(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.Window.<init>(Unknown Source)
and so on, listing places where the dispaly variable was required.
If it's pertinent, the version of java that I'm running is 1.5.0_04. This is several versions higher than the one required to run the installer, and I've been able to install and run the program on Windows machines with higher versions of java in the past.
There's no such file. My username has a folder in /home, but the only file inside it that resembles .bash_profile is .bash_history
Ammendment: Thanks to Unduhtakuh's tip list, I was able to create a .bash_profile and insert that option. Though there's a new difficulty with the java installer (I need Swing 1.1 or 1.2 in my classpath for it to work), the problem in question has been fixed. Many thanks.