TaT NetBeansOnUSBStick

NetBeans on USB Stick

Contributed By; Anton Epple


Tips & Tricks


Here’s a quick tip from our XING group. If you want to have a protable version of NetBeans to run it from a USB stick, download the “OS-independent.zip” distribution. Unpack it on your usb stick and open /etc/netbeans.conf in a text editor.

Change this;

# ${HOME} will be replaced by JVM user.home system property

netbeans_default_userdir=”${HOME}/.netbeans/6.5rc2″

To something like:

netbeans_default_userdir=”X:/.netbeans/6.5rc2″

Assuming X is your USB sticks drive name. You’ll also need to set the path to the JDK here:

# Default location of JDK, can be overridden by using –jdkhome <dir>:
#netbeans_jdkhome=”/path/to/jdk”

e.g.

netbeans_jdkhome=”X:/jdk”

Thanks to Jens Brunken for this tip.


Adapted from http://eppleton.sharedhost.de/blog/?p=363

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