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In Windows, when I double-clicked on a JAR file it would run the encapsulated Java program. In Ubuntu, all I get is a list of files stored in the JAR file. Is there a way to configure Ubuntu to run the program instead?

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  • Right click on any .jar file
  • Select properties
  • Navigate to the open with tab in the properties window
  • Check off Sun java 1.x.x Runtime then hit OK

of course, your version may vary, so replace 1.x.x with your version of the runtime.

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