tar.gzfiles for Linux and MacOS, and
zipfiles for Windows) which need to be extracted. Inside the archive files you will find the file needed to run JabRef:
bin, it will not start. Other names are fine, like
dmgfiles for MacOS and
exefiles for Windows), run them and follow the instructions.
JabRef-X.Y.portable_linux.tar.gz) from builds.jabref.org/master to ensure that both versions do not conflict.
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jar-archives to be present. For this, you have to install the package
java -Dglass.gtk.uiScale=1.5 -jar <application>.jar. If you have installed JabRef via a package manager, you probably don't have a
.jarfile but a binary file. In this case, you need to find your
JabRef.cfgin your installation folder (possibly located at
/opt/JabRef/lib/app/JabRef.cfg) and add in the section
-Dglass.gtk.uiScale=1.5. Then, restart JabRef. Try finding a value that is suitable for you. On high resolution displays, values around
1.5seem to be reasonable.
jabrefdirectory, change directory to
jabref, initialize and update all the submodules (dependencies) of JabRef, assemble them to be built via JDK and finally build and link them together.
build/imagesubdirectory that contains the JabRef binary with all of its Java dependencies. To start JabRef, you need to run
bin/JabRef(in Linux and MacOS) or
bin/JabRef.bat(in Windows) under