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1Supplemental information for JOSM -- the Java OpenStreetMap Editor
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4Installation notes
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6To run JOSM, you need:
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8* The JOSM .jar file, e.g., josm-tested.jar or josm-latest.jar
9* Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6, or later.
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12How to get Java Runtime Environment
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14You need JRE Version 1.6 (also called Java6), or later.
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16Microsoft Windows users should visit
17http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/index.html
18and download the latest Java6 executable for Windows systems.
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20Linux users should visit http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/index.html
21There is a Linux binary installer, which you must execute from a console, or
22use the mechanism of your distribution's packaging system.
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25How to launch
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27Microsoft Windows users launch by double-clicking on the .jar file.
28If this does not work, open a command shell and type
29"java -jar josm-latest.jar"  in the directory that holds the file. (Please
30replace josm-latest.jar with the name of your .jar file, if you aren't using
31the latest version.)
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33Under Linux, open a shell, go to the file directory and type
34"java -jar josm-latest.jar" to launch. If this does not work, try to set
35your JAVA_HOME variable to the java executable location (the root location,
36not the bin).
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38MacOS users just click on the .jar file icon.
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41How to get the source code
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43Download it directly from the subversion at
44https://josm.openstreetmap.de/svn/trunk. To use the command line subversion
45client, type
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47svn co https://josm.openstreetmap.de/svn/trunk
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