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IcedTea-Web 1.8.4

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IcedTea-Web is an open source implementation of JSR-56, better known as Java Web Start.

Installation Instructions: IcedTea-Web

Windows

From MSI installer:

  1. Double-click on *.msi installer.
  2. Accept terms of End-User License Agreement.
  3. Choose installation folder (C:\Program Files\IcedTeaWeb\WebStart\ by default)
  4. Allow the installer to write to disk.

From zip-archive: unzip the archive to a reasonable location on your target system.

Linux

Unzip the archive to a reasonable location on your target system.

Portable

Portable scripts can be run on any supported OS (Windows, Linux, macOS). To install portable scripts/binaries, unzip the archive to a reasonable location on your target system.

Usage Instructions

To run IcedTea-Web:

  1. Go to the /bin folder
  2. Set JAVA_HOME to the Zulu path (8 or 11)
  3. Start application with options required:

Windows/Linux

  • javaws .jnlp – executes jnlp file.
  • itweb-settings – allows to view and modify settings for javaws and the browser plugin.
  • policyeditor – allows end-users to quickly and easily view or edit the contents of their applet policy file.

macOS

  • javaws.sh – JNLP file executor.
  • itweb-settings.sh – editor for javaws and the browser plugin settings.
  • policyeditor.sh – editor for applet policy file.