Netbeans install

Verde Denim tdldev at
Wed Jun 10 23:53:12 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 6:20 PM, marc <gmane at> wrote:

> Verde Denim said:
> > Has anyone here installed nb to a different directory other than
> > /home/<user> ?
> Yup, I run the 6.7 series from /opt. I created a netbeans group and
> installed it with that after creating /opt/netbeans and giving it
> appropriate permissions.
> How it'll work for you will depend on what you use and how you use it.
> ~/.netbeans is created and contains your user config, but the installed
> environments are installed into /opt/netbeans. (I also run jruby HEAD
> locally and configure that )
> I don't know that much about it as it "just works"; your use case might
> be different.
> Good luck.
> --
> Best,
> Marc

So you create a group called 'netbeans' and then add yourself to it
and then run the install shell script as you with the target directory of
/opt ?

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