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From Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Trying out NB10
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2019 19:51:34 GMT
You claim to be “far from the noob”, yet you had to be told to refresh the
userdir and you haven’t provided a description of your environment, e.g.,
the JDK you’re using. What gives?

Gj


On Tue, 5 Mar 2019 at 22:38, Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com> wrote:

> I did delete my userdir and restarted NB.
>
> Authentication request is now gone, but I still can’t change menu fonts.
>
> I tried to set it to size 12, 10 and even 5. No affect whatsoever.
>
> See attached screenshot.
>
>
>
> *From:* Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, March 4, 2019 8:32 PM
> *To:* Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com>
> *Cc:* NetBeans Mailing List <users@netbeans.apache.org>
> *Subject:* Re: Trying out NB10
>
>
>
> Can you start with a fresh user directory?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Gj
>
>
>
> On Tue, 5 Mar 2019 at 04:03, Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com> wrote:
>
> My previous laptop broke, so I got completely new one and trying to build
> my development environment from scratch.
>
> Instead of NB8.2 which was working for me (with some glitches) for several
> years I got the latest Netbeans 10 from netbeans.apache.org
>
> First start was unsuccessful. It displayed the start page and froze. Did
> not respond to anything. I had to kill the process through the task manager.
>
> Second attempt was a bit better. At least it did not freeze. However, all
> menus were displayed in huge font that occupy half of the screen.
>
> I went to Options->Fonts and Colors and tried to change the font from size
> 27 to size 12. I was not able to do that as Netbeans popped me
> “Authentication Required”
>
> window. No idea why it require authentication but I wasn’t able to do it.
> I tried my login credentials or the one I used to register a while back on
> netbeans.org but neither worked.
>
> Same thing happened when I tried to change some other settings. Can some
> kind soul tell me how do I authenticate there.
>
> For the same reason I wasn’t able to download a single plugin. Download
> failed due to connection problems with plugin portal. When I tried to check
> proxy settings I got the same
>
> “Authentication Required”.
>
> So far NB10 wasn’t useful for me.
>
> I am far from the noob, only with Netbeans I am working for 20 years (even
> before Sun Microsystems acquired it), but this release looks half-baked to
> me.
>
> I do understand that Apache incubation will cause some disturbances, but
> did not expect so many problems.
>
>

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