Cannot run .jar file in terminal, can run in Firefox

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue May 13 21:26:47 UTC 2008

2008/5/13 NoOp <glgxg at>:
> On 05/13/2008 03:15 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> $ java -jar operationsOnVectors.jar
>> Failed to load Main-Class manifest attribute from
>> operationsOnVectors.jar
>> hardy2 at hardy2-laptop:~/Incoming/firefox$
>> The applet comes from my university website:
>> And can be run on this page:
> Actually it doesn't run on that web page correctly either - note that
> the File & Graph dropdown tabs don't work. To see how it should actually
> look/work, see:
> <>
> Both pages use:
> ====
> <p align="center"><a name="OperationsOnVectors"
> class="doclink"></a><applet code="OperationsOnVectors"
> codebase="../applets/" archive="operationsOnVectors.jar, mk_lib.jar,
> parser_math.jar, jcbwt363.jar" width=760 height=450>
>  </applet></p>
> ====
> so maybe you need to use the additional .jar's? Don't know as I've no
> java experience.

Thanks. I did not look at the source of the page to determine what
else might be there. I don't know how to launch a jar such that it
will find the other files (I'll download them). I will start googling
and post back if I can get this to work. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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