Package Details: jabref-latest 20191016-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: jabref-latest
Description: GUI frontend for BibTeX, written in Java; latest master version from git
Upstream URL:
Keywords: biber biblatex bibliography bibtex jabref latex manager reference
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: jabref
Provides: jabref
Submitter: j0hannes
Maintainer: j0hannes
Last Packager: j0hannes
Votes: 2
Popularity: 1.09
First Submitted: 2019-04-29 00:07
Last Updated: 2019-10-16 21:38

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j0hannes commented on 2019-10-15 06:51

The package uses as source now.

j0hannes commented on 2019-09-13 09:59

There was a change to Jabref that renders the jar file essentially useles. I wasn't aware of that change until recently, and there's no working solution available yet. The Jabref developers plan to provide a nightly release (like the jar file up to now) in a different format (e.g. deb packages). Once that is running, I will update the PKGBUILD.

alleut commented on 2019-09-13 09:39

JR doesn't start: Error: Could not find or load main class Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:

j0hannes commented on 2019-08-30 15:01

Hi deisi,

Jabref has shifted from Java 8 to Java 11 a couple of days ago. I'm still testing the new version with java11-openjfx instead of java8-openjfx. Once I can confirm that everything's working, I will release a new PKGBUILD.

deisi commented on 2019-08-30 14:52

Can't get this to run on my machine what I get

Error: A JNI error has occurred, please check your installation and try again Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: org/jabref/JabRefLauncher has been compiled by a more recent version of the Java Runtime (class file version 55.0), this version of the Java Runtime only recognizes class file versions up to 52.0

Rhinoceros commented on 2019-08-24 09:50

Thanks! I'll keep that in mind.

j0hannes commented on 2019-08-24 09:37

I asked in #archlinux. The best way to handle this in general, I think, would be an option to request deletion of spam users (alike the request for deletion of individual packages).

Rhinoceros commented on 2019-08-24 09:29

How did the spam get deleted? AFAIK there is no way to report/delete spam in the AUR [a]?


Rhinoceros commented on 2019-07-25 06:32

Ah got it. Thank you for the clarification.

j0hannes commented on 2019-07-25 06:26

jabref-git builds Jabref from the git sources, jabref-latest uses the latest prebuilt development snapshot.