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How does java -jar can be execuated in HP Unix?
It keep saying -jar is an illegel argument...
Hope someone can help!
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What is the full command you're using?
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i type
java -jar myApplication.jar

it just cannot run...
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What does just

java

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i type java is ok
it provide a list of valid arguemnts
but -jar is not there
-cp also not there
why?
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Could be an ancient version ;) Sounds like it might be time for an update
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I don't know
do you have HP Unix?
Can you help?
I am testing a tool on client's computer
and I can only use Java runtime

Do you have HP Unix?
If yes, can you please help?
Can you just use the Java Runtime for HP Unix without installing it?

If yes, which Java Runtime version do you use? Can you please help?
Thanks!
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How to set the path and classpath?
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Try the following
java -classpath myApplication.jar foo.bar.Appname

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which version of java do you use?
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java -version will tell you what version of java you are running
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and try "java -help" to get the available options
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I mean what version do you use currently, can u let me know?
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I use 1.6
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> I mean what version do you use currently, can u let me know?

1.6 is the latest
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thank you!
May I know where can I download the Java run tiime package for the following system?

AIX, HP Unix, Sun Solaris
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Thank you!
Just one more question.
What path, classpath, and Java HOME, other parameters or environment variables I have to set in Linux, HP Unix, Solaris and IBM AIX?

Thank you!
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Different flavours of Unix have different way of setting variables, so you need to check per platform

CLASSPATH: Not necessary to set this permanently and not really a good idea to do so

JAVA_HOME: Good idea to set this - it's value should  be the installation directory

PATH: java should be on the PATH, so for bash, that would be as below
export PATH=${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

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> What path, classpath, and Java HOME, other parameters or environment variables I have to set in Linux, HP Unix, Solaris and IBM AIX?

All that needs to be set is the PATH, and generally the install will do that for you
JAVA_HOME is used to point to the JDK so is not applicable for you
And the CLASSPATH list locations to look for classes, preferable to leave this blank unless you have particular locations that need to be searched
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thanks
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