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Java The Solution

Jamal Desir
Jamal Desir
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bash: Greeter.java: command not found?

For some reason, it gives me the message "bash: Greeter.java: command not found" when I run the code. Did i do something wrong? Here's my code:

import java.io.Console;

public class Greeter {

public static void main(String[] args) { Console console = System.console();

String place = "Walmart";
String firstName = console.readLine("What is your first name:  ");
console.printf("Hello %s! Welcome to %s. %n" , firstName , place);



You did run command correctly? after you saved your file. I mean: javac <name>.java && java <name>

You most probably wrote in bash "Greeter.java" which is incorrect.

To run the program you need to first compile it using "javac Greeter.java" and then run it with "java Greeter"

1 Answer

Is this part on a separate line, indented under the <public static void> line?

Console console = System.console();

Additionally, try starting your console with

treehouse:~/workspace$ clear && javac Greeter.java && java Greeter

Finally, I notice your final line has spaces BEFORE and after commas. You only need spaces AFTER commas.

Hope this helps!