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From Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Trying out NB10
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2019 04:31:55 GMT
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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