Java GUI support on Wayland

Vinoth Kumar vinoth.k.kumar at
Mon Aug 29 10:00:27 UTC 2016


I want to include Java GUI support on my system which has only wayland
backend supported. I tried to include OpenJDK-7-jre package, but it seems
to have X11 dependency.

I compiled ‘Openjre-8’ package successfully and included in my image. But,
it can run only Java applications without GUI. When I try to run any JAVA
SWING API based GUI program I get the following error:

*Exception in thread "main"
java.awt.HeadlessException                           *

*        at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.checkHeadless(Unknown
Source)           *

*        at java.awt.Window.<init>(Unknown
Source)                               *

*        at java.awt.Frame.<init>(Unknown
Source)                                *

*        at java.awt.Frame.<init>(Unknown
Source)                                *

*        at javax.swing.JFrame.<init>(Unknown
Source)                            *

*        at
GuiApp1.<init>(                                      *

*        at GuiApp1.main(  *

Can anyone suggest, if it is possible to run Java GUI programs on wayland?
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