Jabref 5.3.1

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at uni-tuebingen.de
Thu Jul 22 18:25:22 UTC 2021

Am 22.07.21 um 20:12 schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann:
> Am 22.07.21 um 17:32 schrieb Paul A. Rubin:
>> 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.)
> Strange:
> ~/Downloads/JabRef/bin$ ./JabRef
> Error opening "/home/wolfgang/Downloads/JabRef/lib/app/JabRef.cfg" file: 
> No such file or directory
> ??
> I am on Debian 11
> Could the existing older JabRef be the cause?
> Wolfgang
The JabRef contains two folders,
and lib

in bin is JabRef
in lib is a folder runtime
   which contains lib, conf, bin, legal as folders

where is JabRef.cfg ? >
find -iname 'JabRef.cfg'

why is it not found?


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