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Old 11-30-2003, 04:46 PM   #1
Registered: Sep 2003
Distribution: Slackware 9.1 with fluxbox
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java broken? cant install jedit

I installed slackware9.1 very recently
I dled the jedit41install.jar file from the offical website
root@MOFETTE:/slackpack# java -jar jedit41install.jar 
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.InternalError: Can't connect to X11 window server using ':0.0' as the value of the DISPLAY variable.
        at sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.initDisplay(Native Method)
        at sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.<clinit>(
        at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
        at java.lang.Class.forName(
        at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.getLocalGraphicsEnvironment(
        at java.awt.Font.initializeFont(
        at java.awt.Font.<init>(
        at javax.swing.plaf.FontUIResource.<init>(
        at installer.JEditMetalTheme.<init>(Unknown Source)
        at installer.Install.main(Unknown Source)
What does this mean?
Old 11-30-2003, 04:49 PM   #2
Registered: Sep 2003
Distribution: Slackware 9.1 with fluxbox
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Ok what i did was
java -jar foo.jar text

so it did the install and text mode

and it worked
but why did i have to do that?


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