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suicidalginger 12-07-2013 01:54 PM

.jar file
I just got the file Minecraft.jar. When I was using openSUSE I used the command java -jar Minecraft.jar to run it. In Slackware I get the error:

bash: Java: command not found

So how do I run this file?

Im new to slackware and cant seem to find anything on it any help would be greatly appreciated.

Alien Bob 12-07-2013 02:21 PM

Install Java.
Slackware does not come with Oracle Java because of license restrictions. But using the script in ./extra/source/java (check any Slackware mirror, or the DVD) you can create a JDK package after you have downloaded the official binaries on

Or else you can look for my OpenJDK package (built from source on Slackware).


Stuferus 12-07-2013 02:34 PM

you can use "jre" from slackbuilds

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