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Revision as of 10:03, 18 April 2013


Critical: if you updated and Fiji does not work anymore, you need to follow these instructions.

If you encounter bugs, there are many ways to get help; please see the Getting Help page.

Please note! The authoritative site for Fiji is http://fiji.sc/, so if you downloaded Fiji from some mirrors such as Softpedia and experience problems, please re-download from here and verify that the problem still exists.

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Java WebStart

Java WebStart is a means to deploy full Java applications via web, without the need to install anything.

For some time, Fiji provided two WebStart versions:

Both were updated every night (to be precise, some time after 04:15 central European time).

However, Java WebStart was not used all that often, and after a server meltdown in Dresden the Fiji web server was built back up in Madison, WI, and WebStart was not put back into action as of February 2014.

Source Code

The easiest way to fetch the source code for Fiji is to use git. For further guidance on this, please refer to the page Downloading and Building Fiji From Source.

Packages for Debian / Ubuntu

Please send any feedback about these packages to mark-fiji at longair.net would be very much appreciated.

There are Debian packages of Fiji. If you want to use the latest version that we have tested and consider to be stable, add the following lines to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://fiji.sc/downloads/apt/ ./
deb-src http://fiji.sc/downloads/apt/ ./

Then do the following:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install fiji

You should then be able to just run "fiji" from the command line.

Experimental Weekly Builds

There is also an unstable version of the Debian Fiji packages, which is automatically built every week. The advantage of this version is that you will get updates to Fiji more frequently, while the disadvantages are that these packages are very large, and may not have been tested at all. If you want to use these packages, instead add the following to `/etc/apt/sources.list`:

deb http://fiji.sc/downloads/apt-experimental/ ./
deb-src http://fiji.sc/downloads/apt-experimental/ ./

Then do:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install fiji

Known Bugs

  • These packages should work for you, but fail to meet policy for being official Debian and Ubuntu packages in many ways - we are working towards this, however, so if you use the apt repository above and update regularly, you should see the packages improve and reduce in size over time.
  • These packages aren't signed at the moment, so you will get a warning about the packages not being authenticated.