[scribus] Squiggle

peter linnell plinnell at scribus.info
Fri Oct 29 08:41:41 CEST 2010

On 10/29/10 5:08 AM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Oct 2010 04:01:15 +0200
> Christoph Schäfer<christoph-schaefer at gmx.de>  dijo:
>> I have a shell script installed here (by the package manager):
>> /usr/bin/squiggle.sh
>> The jar archive is installed
>> under /usr/share/java/batik/batik-squiggle.jar
> Getting closer!
> I don't understand why Nautilus and the command line could not find
> batik-squiggle.jar, because there it is, in /usr/share/java/. Thanks
> for helping me find it.
> But now I get another error:
> [jjj at Devil8 ~]$ cd /usr/share/java/
> [jjj at Devil8 java]$ java -jar batik-squiggle.jar
> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
> org/apache/batik/swing/svg/SVGDocumentLoaderListener Caused by:
> java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
> org.apache.batik.swing.svg.SVGDocumentLoaderListener at
> java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:217) at
> java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at
> java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:205) at
> java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:321) at
> sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:294) at
> java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:266) at
> java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:334) Could not
> find the main class: org.apache.batik.apps.svgbrowser.Main. Program
> will exit.
> (Sorry about the text wrap in the e-mail.)
> All I know about Java is that every time I install a Java app I have to
> go through stuff like this to get it to run.
> Does anyone have a clue what is wrong?

This suggests a possibly broken package. 
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException usually means a missing dependency or 
something else amiss in the package.

Here on openSUSE I have a menu icon and a launching script.



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