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Could Not Find or Load Main Class error

Thomas Yemane
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Joined: Jul 27, 2013
Posts: 3
Hi,
I have been trying to learn java recently. I created a package with two classes and a third class in another folder. The third class practically uses the other 2 classes. I was able to compile all the classes using the classpath option on the command line. But when i try to execute the third class i get an error "could not find or load main class".

first class :
package Geometry;
import static java.lang.Math.sqrt;
public class Point{

second class
package Geometry;
public class Line{

third class
import Geometry.*;
public class TryPackage{

micael@ubuntu:~/Documents/java/TryPackage$ javac -cp "/home/micael/Documents/java" TryPackage.java
micael@ubuntu:~/Documents/java/TryPackage$ java -cp ".;/home/micael/Documents/java" TryPackage
Error: Could not find or load main class TryPackage

please Help!!





Tony Docherty
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Joined: Aug 07, 2007
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Can you show the whole of the TryPackage class or at the very least the declaration of the public static void main(String[] args) method
Tony Docherty
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And Welcome to the Ranch
Thomas Yemane
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 27, 2013
Posts: 3
Thanks, here is the whole TryPackage class.

Tony Docherty
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Please UseCodeTags (← click) when posting code as it makes it easier for people to read your code. I've added them for you this time.
Tony Docherty
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Just noticed your on a linux platform so the delimiter character in your classpath should be a colon and not a semi-colon.
Thomas Yemane
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 27, 2013
Posts: 3
Thank you, it executed when I replaced the delimiter like you said!!!
 
 
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