[lyx-users] Alternatives to JabRef?

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Wed Oct 9 15:18:01 UTC 2019


On 10/9/19 10:14 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Oct 2019, Rich Shepard wrote:
>
>> Thanks for sharing. I've used 3.8.2 with no issues on the 32-bit desktop
>> since that version was released. And, while it worked fine on the 64-bit
>> desktop Friday, today it refused to load because one of the files could
>> not find a space where it was expected.
>
> For the record:
>
> Communicating with one of the JabRef lead devs I just learned that Oracle
> made some changes in java/jdk versions that work with windoze and macs
> but
> not linux. Makes no sense to me, but JabRef-4.x and -5.x currently do not
> work on linux.

To jump in late, I switched to kbibtex a while back because of
frustrations with JabRef. It has its own shortcomings, but it's usable.

Riki





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