Getting HiRISE to work; JavaWS app

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Thu Jul 12 13:51:02 BST 2007

FYI mars fan:

but, I was having problems getting it to work.

I find that KDE ships with a 'desktop' file for 'javaws' in KAppFinder:


however this presumes that the: "javaws" executable is in your PATH.  If 
you installed Sun Java yourself, this probably will not be the case.

The fix is simple, change the 'Exec' line to:


{if you haven't set JAVA_HOME in your environment, use the actual path}

and copy the file to:


Be sure to set the ownership to root/root and the permissions to 664.


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