Jabref 5.3.1

Paul A. Rubin parubin73 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 15:32:26 UTC 2021

On 7/22/21 9:31 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
> There is a new Jabref (5.3.1) available under
> https://www.fosshub.com/JabRef.html
> There is a download for Ubuntu+Debian
> and a Linux portable.
> I wanted to try the latter, but don't know how to run it.
> Could somebody advice me?
> Wolfgang
Download the archive file and extract it, which will create a folder 
named JabRef which in turn contains bin and lib folders. Put that folder 
wherever you want it. (Since this is the portable version, I suspect you 
might want it on a thumb drive.)

To run it, open a terminal and run the command "<path>/bin/JabRef" 
(where <path> is the path to the extracted JabRef folder), or just open 
the terminal in the bin folder and run "./JabRef". I got a lot of error 
messages in the terminal when I tried it (Linux Mint), but it opened and 
appeared to work okay.

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