Java Application output and working directory on 2008.8?

vale vales at
Wed Sep 24 10:40:56 CEST 2008

put in your starterscript:

cd /path/to/your/workingdir before you call the applet ...
and also export DISPLAY=:0

has your applet graphical output? because you say output to console ... ?

Peter Neubauer wrote:
> Hi there,
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 10:09 AM, vale <vales at> wrote:
>> you have to look into the corresponding .desktop file in
>> /usr/share/applications i think .. there is a line exec= which contains
>> the
>> command used to start the application. it should look like the command
>> you
>> use from the terminal
> Yes, I have a starter script in /usr/bin/ and are calling that with
> exec=myApp from the .desktop file, but still the question is where
> standard output is directed to and what the working dir is if I do not
> have a shell and start the program via click on the desktop item?
> starting the app with
> export DISPLAY=:0.0
> testApp
> works fine with working dir=. and the output to the console ...
> /peter
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