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Starting in December 2015 the Java Web Start client and applet were abandoned. Over time Java's code signing requirements became increasingly difficult, and finally these were abandoned. The new clients include java with them, and have a client for Windows, one for Mac, and one raw .jar file for Linux systems. Instructions for each are below.

Windows

TBD

Mac

TBD

Linux

For Linux you need to use the raw .jar file. Go to the Java download page, and download and install (or install the Java that came with your Linux distribution). Then download the .jar file, and run from the shell with:

$ java -jar cgoban.jar



Related Links

The "old" CGoban download page.


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