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Can't start yed.jar

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Hi, pease help

I have Java 8 installed on fc27 (java-1.8.0-oracle - Oracle Java Runtime Environment)

the promt output of commando

[~/yed-3.17.2]$ java -jar yed.jar

is below

Exception in thread "main" java.awt.HeadlessException
    at sun.java2d.HeadlessGraphicsEnvironment.getDefaultScreenDevice(HeadlessGraphicsEnvironment.java:77)
    at com.yworks.A.P.R.<init>(Unknown Source)
    at com.yworks.A.D.ć(Unknown Source)
    at com.yworks.A.D.Ă(Unknown Source)
    at com.yworks.A.D.ā(Unknown Source)
    at com.yworks.A.yEd.ā(Unknown Source)
    at com.yworks.A.yEd.main(Unknown Source)


the concole freezes and yED don't want start

asked Jan 25, 2018 in Help by anonymous

1 Answer

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yEd requires a display to run. The above error message means that Java is not able to access a display. Do you have a window manager / X server installed?
answered Jan 25, 2018 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (127,030 points)
X server is installed
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