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I am using ubuntu 11.10 and installed netbeans today. The installation completed without any errors. But when I double click on the net beans icon in my desktop... the program doesn't start. What should I do to make net beans working?

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It might be more informative to run NetBeans from the command line. That way you can see the error message(s). – Chan-Ho Suh Feb 16 '12 at 5:08
After running in command line I got Canot find java please use the --jdkhome switch what should I do now? – Chathura Widanage Feb 16 '12 at 5:18
I'm not familiar with NetBeans or Java installation on Ubuntu. So someone else will hopefully answer this. But have you tried using the suggestion? What happens if you use the --jdkhome switch when starting NetBeans from the command line? – Chan-Ho Suh Feb 16 '12 at 5:25
nothing special.... same result – Chathura Widanage Feb 16 '12 at 5:27
Maybe it is a silly question, but do You have Java installed? If yes was it one from ubuntu software center? Is Your netbeans installed from USC as well? – Misery Feb 16 '12 at 7:01

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