Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Where can I find a menu or launchers for Javaws apps that I have installed?

I am using OpenJDK x86.

share|improve this question
    
Are you using sun java?? –  karthick87 Dec 25 '10 at 5:36
    
nope, I'm using openjdk. –  Marcos Roriz Junior Jan 4 '11 at 13:13
add comment

3 Answers

Just use javaws as you normally would.

javaws /path/to/your.jnlp

If you want to open in nautilus:

right click on your file -> Open with other application... -> Use custom command -> enter "/usr/bin/javaws"

share|improve this answer
add comment

if you are using sunjava, select Applications on your Desktop (upper left). Choose internet from menu. Select Sunjava Webstart. Your installed applications should popup.

share|improve this answer
    
It's right, but I was wondering how could I do that with OpenJDK. –  Marcos Roriz Junior Jan 4 '11 at 13:13
add comment
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Yep, the finally implemented the option -viewer which enables us to see the cached/installed Java Web Start applications.

They changed this, now this is embedded in the JDK Control Panel which can be launched in unity or in cli using itweb-settings. Go to the cache sidemenu and click on view files. enter image description here

share|improve this answer
    
You know if this is still valid? I run "/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-i386/bin/javaws -viewer" but it open a windows to see installed certificates not applications. –  PhoneixS Nov 12 '12 at 15:56
    
Yep, you're right. I updated the post with other workaround that I found. –  Marcos Roriz Junior Nov 16 '12 at 14:29
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.