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From Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Trying out NB10
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2019 20:55:15 GMT
And probably you have networking problems (maybe something with proxies on
your new machine), because when I put this into my browser, a license is
downloaded, while in your log file this throws network errors:

http://plugins.netbeans.org/nbpluginportal/files/nbms/licenses/B2B74E56.license

Gj

On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 11:53 PM Geertjan Wielenga <
geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com> wrote:

> Probably the problems are related to having NetBeans unzipped in this
> folder:
>
> "C:\Users\ggreenbe\OneDrive - Visa Inc\Software\netbeans"
>
> Folders with spaces never work well on Windows.
>
> Gj
>
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 11:47 PM Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com> wrote:
>
>> Because there are no installer for NB10, I couldn’t place it anywhere but
>> under my home directory.
>>
>> So, I created C;\Users\...\Software folder and unpacked archive there.
>>
>> I certainly do have all privileges in my home directory.
>>
>> Just few minutes ago NB froze again and I had to kill it through task
>> manager and restart.
>>
>> New log file doesn’t show any errors. Previous one does show multiple
>> network timeouts from unsuccessful attempts to download plugins.
>>
>> BTW, can you please post URL for the current plugin portal? I will try to
>> download some outside of IDE.
>>
>> *From:* Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 5, 2019 12:04 PM
>> *To:* Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com>; NetBeans Mailing List <
>> users@netbeans.apache.org>
>> *Subject:* Re: Trying out NB10
>>
>>
>>
>> You keep removing the mailing list from your responses, please don’t,
>> there’s many others who could be helping, but you keep excluding them.
>>
>>
>>
>> Sounds to me like there’s some problem with permissions or the general
>> setup of your new machine, though it’s impossible to know.
>>
>>
>>
>> Maybe attach a log file — just keep the mailing list address in your
>> responses, please.
>>
>>
>>
>> Gj
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 5 Mar 2019 at 23:00, Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com> wrote:
>>
>> Sorry,
>>
>> This one I am trying on Windows 10. Dell Precision 5520, 8 cores, 32GB RAM
>>
>> JDK 1.8-202
>>
>> Regarding refreshing userdir – I started from the brand new machine. It
>> had nothing in it.
>>
>> I started installing Chrome,  JDK, Postman and Acrobat. Netbeans was the
>> fifth piece of software installed.
>>
>> Userdir was supposed to be prestine.
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:52 AM
>> *To:* Greenberg, Gary <ggreenbe@visa.com>; NetBeans Mailing List <
>> users@netbeans.apache.org>
>> *Subject:* Re: Trying out NB10
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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