David Tunnell David Tunnell - 2 months ago 10
Java Question

Failing to run jar file from command line: “no main manifest attribute”

I am trying to run a jar file from the console:

java -jar ScrumTimeCaptureMaintenence.jar


And am getting the error:


Can't execute jar- file: “no main manifest attribute”


As you can see I do in fact have a main file and it runs fine from eclipse:

main method is in class

What do I need to do to successfully run this file from the command line?

Answer

Try to run

java -cp ScrumTimeCaptureMaintenence.jar Main
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