Java without Motif/X?

Micah micahjon at
Wed Feb 1 13:30:16 PST 2006

Nick Triantos wrote:
> Greetings,
> Has anyone successfully gotten Java (1.4 or 1.5) running on FreeBSD 
> without Motif/X?  I'd like to run a gui-less Java app on my server, and 
> would strongly prefer to not install all of X + Motif, and all its 
> potential security issues, just to get Java running.
> Thanks in advance,
> -Nick

Since Java includes GUI support, there's no official or easy way of 
getting Java without X.  You could always try installing everything, 
then deinstalling X and seeing what happens.


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