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1This is a readme.txt to the Java OpenStreetMap Editor
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4Install Notes
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7To run JOSM, you need:
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9* The jar file (e.g. josm.jar)
10* The latest Java Runtime Environment 1.6.
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13How to get Java
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16You need at least Version 1.6 (called Java6).
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18Microsoft Windows people should just visit java.sun.com and
19download the latest Java6 executable.
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21To get Java under linux, either download the environment
22directly from Sun at http://java.sun.com (there is a linux
23binary installer which you have to execute from a console) or
24use the mechanisms of your distributions packaging system.
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26How to launch
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29Microsoft Windows people launch by double clicking on the jar file.
30If this does not help, open a command shell and type
31"java -jar josm-latest.jar" in the directory that holds the file.
32(Please replace josm-latest.jar with the name of your jar file, if
33you don't used the latest version.)
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35Under Linux open a shell, go to the file directory and type
36"java -jar josm-latest.jar" to launch. If this don't help, try to set
37you JAVA_HOME variable to the java location (the root location, not
38the bin)
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40MacOS people just click on the jar-file.
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43How to get the Source
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46Download it directly from the subversion at
47https://josm.openstreetmap.de/svn/trunk. To use the command line
48subverion client, type
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50svn co https://josm.openstreetmap.de/svn/trunk
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