Am looking for a way of organizing an already huge and exploding collection of articles and abstracts. JabRef would seem to fit the bill but installation is somewhat problematic.
Instructions are :
JabRef does not start under Linux! What can I do?
JabRef requires Java 8.
Java 8 is just a wee bit deprecated at present and checking on Debian bullseye (my operating system) openjdk 11.0.4 is available.
suggests that openjdk 11 should be usable until 2026.
From the homepage : http://www.jabref.org/ JabRef-4.3.1.jar is listed as the newest stable version available. Debian has available for ‘Bullseye’ JabRef-3.8.1 likely because java 8 is long deprecated.
so - - - two questions:
- how do I install a newer version of JabRef on Debian Bullseye?
- as I don’t know what I’m doing I would not be able to devise a list of instructions that would effect an installation of a current version of JabRef but I would be quite interested in taking a terse list and turning it into something that is quite readable but - - - - is that of interest to the dev team?