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"The Problem with installation on Linux"

IllyaIllya Member Posts: 5 Contributor II
edited June 2019 in Help
Dear all,
i can't start rapidminer.
I receive the following report:

Number of cores: 2
Number of GC Threads: 1
No maximum Java memory defined, using 1024 Mb...
Starting RapidMiner from '/arch/arrakis/HOMEDIR/ik/PROGRAMME/rapidminer', using classes from '/arch/arrakis/HOMEDIR/ik/PROGRAMME/rapidminer/lib/rapidminer.jar'...
Java version: 17
Starting with G1 garbage collector
Starting in multi-core mode
Nov 13, 2013 4:48:37 PM com.rapid_i.Launcher ensureRapidMinerHomeSet
INFO: rapidminer.home is '/arch/arrakis/HOMEDIR/ik/PROGRAMME/rapidminer'.
Nov 13, 2013 4:48:37 PM com.rapid_i.Launcher main
INFO: Launching RapidMiner, platform ANY
Nov 13, 2013 4:48:37 PM com.rapidminer.gui.safemode.SafeMode launchStarts
INFO: Found left-behind lock file from last startup at /home/sparky3/HOMEDIR/ik/.RapidMiner5/safeMode.lock.
Nov 13, 2013 4:48:37 PM init
INFO: Reading configuration resource com/rapidminer/resources/rapidminerrc.
Nov 13, 2013 4:48:37 PM <clinit>
INFO: Set locale to en.
Nov 13, 2013 4:48:41 PM com.rapidminer.gui.safemode.SafeMode launchStarts
INFO: com.rapidminer.gui.safemode.SafeMode.entering_safe_mode
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
        at com.rapid_i.Launcher.main(
Caused by: java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: "�"
        at java.lang.NumberFormatException.forInputString(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Unknown Source)
        at com.rapidminer.RapidMiner.performInitialSettings(
        at com.rapidminer.RapidMiner.splashMessage(
        at com.rapidminer.gui.RapidMinerGUI.launch(
        at com.rapidminer.gui.RapidMinerGUI.main(
        ... 5 more

Java -version  jre1.7.0_40
OS SuSe Linux
I didn't found helpful informations in old posts.
I will be very grateful for your support!
Best regards,


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    Marco_BoeckMarco_Boeck Administrator, Moderator, Employee, Member, University Professor Posts: 1,996 RM Engineering

    a necessary file is corrupted. Which version are you using and where did you get it from? Basically the issue is an encoding issue, as the version number RapidMiner needs cannot be read. The files are using UTF-8 encoding when we ship them.

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    IllyaIllya Member Posts: 5 Contributor II
    Hi Marco,
    thank you for the quick respond!
    I am using the newest rapidminer version from your site. I have installed 5.2.006 version from the other site before and it had the same problem.
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