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From Mark Eggers <its_toas...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Running Swing app under Tomcat 6 on Linux
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 02:12:28 GMT
----- Original Message -----

> From: "dgchristensen@comcast.net" <dgchristensen@comcast.net>
> To: Tomcat Users List <users@tomcat.apache.org>; Mark Eggers <its_toasted@yahoo.com>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 10:39 AM
> Subject: Re: Running Swing app under Tomcat 6 on Linux
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
>>  From: "Mark Eggers" <its_toasted@yahoo.com>
>>  To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>
>>  Sent: Monday, April 30, 2012 12:23:57 AM
>>  Subject: Re: Running Swing app under Tomcat 6 on Linux
>>  Comment inline.
>>  ====== Comment ======
>> 
>> 
>>  I don't know what magic the Ubuntu repackaging does. If it's 
> anything
>>  like the CentOS repackaging, it's pretty involved.
>> 
>>  One thing you might try is the following:
>> 
>>  1. sudo service tomcat6 stop
>>  2. Download a copy of Tomcat from Apache
>>  3. Unpack it in your home directory
>>  4. Edit $CATALINA_HOME/conf/tomcat-users.xml
>>  5. Add your application to $CATALINA_HOME/webapps
>>  6. export JRE_HOME=[your Java JRE installation]
>>  7. cd $CATALINA_HOME/bin
>>  8. Make sure startup.sh is executable
>>  9. ./startup.sh
>> 
>>  And see what happens.
> 
> Mark, you are a genius.  I followed the above and the Swing app starts without a 
> problem.  If anybody's willing to explain it, I'd like to understand 
> what the difference is between starting Tomcat via startup.sh and starting it as 
> a service.


You're welcome. I'm glad it worked. See my response to Christopher's message concerning what
I think is going on and one way maybe to get around it.

. . . . just my two cents.
/mde/

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