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03/09/20, 04:16 PM   #1
mercster
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Unhappy Minion 3.0.5 Java won't start in Linux

Hey folks,

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 and I have Oracle Java 13 installed:

[email protected]:~$ java -version
java version "13.0.2" 2020-01-14
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 13.0.2+8)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 13.0.2+8, mixed mode, sharing)

And I get this common error:

[email protected]:~/minion$ java -jar ./Minion-jfx.jar
Error: Could not find or load main class gg.minion.Minion
Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javafx/application/Application

Often when someone gets this error, it means they don't have the lib/ directory in the right place. But I do:

[email protected]:~/minion$ pwd
/home/merc/minion
[email protected]:~/minion$ ls
lib/ Minion-jfx.jar

If anyone could help me out, I would appreciate it.
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03/09/20, 05:57 PM   #2
mercster
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 4
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Minion won't run with JDK/JRE 10/11/13/etc. You need Oracle Java 8.

Follow the directions here:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/1136...active#tab-top

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