[lyx-users] Alternatives to JabRef?

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Oct 9 15:45:21 UTC 2019


Am 09.10.19 um 16:14 schrieb Rich Shepard:
> 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.
>
> Regards,
>
> Rich
>
I had the same problem and solved it by using snap; see 
https://snapcraft.io/jabref

Wolfgang



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