[xubuntu-users] JEdit broken by upgrade - NOW FIXED

Brian b_lists at patandbrian.org
Wed Sep 5 00:03:15 UTC 2018

On 09/03/2018 05:48 PM, Brian wrote:
> On 08/30/2018 07:21 AM, Brian wrote:
>> On 08/29/2018 08:38 AM, Michele Mor wrote:
>>> Hi Brian,
>>> Jedit is based on java, so I would check which version of java is
>>> supported and if you have it installed.
>>> It could be that Ubuntu has upgraded to a new version while your jedit
>>> still expects an older one.
>> Thanks. I've managed to find some more information which seems relevant.
>>> https://askubuntu.com/questions/695560/assistive-technology-not-found-awterror
>> I've got to work my way through the options there. I'll post again
>> when I've had time to do so.
> I'm not entirely sure what happened, but having got some assistance
> from one of the JEdit authors, it appears that I've somehow got IBM
> Java on here as well as other versions. Since JEdit seems to be the
> only thing that's been broken, I'm reluctant to do a full
> reinstallation to try to sort out the mess, it's a program I only use
> for one specific task, and it's easier and quicker for me to write a
> small FreePascal utility to do the job. If I find something else
> that's broken, that may be a different matter.

Another update. I nuked IBM Java with no adverse effects. The
procedure in the link above (a one-line edit for each version of Java
installed) seems to work just fine, JEdit is running again.


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