GUI WordNet Browser Problems & Solutions

The Yawni WordNet Browser runs on macOS 🍎, Linux 🐧, and Windows. One way to install it is just clicking alt text in your desktop browser.

This way of using the Yawni WordNet Browser relies on Java Network Launch Protocol technology (JNLP 😃 for short), described as:

The Java Network Launch Protocol (JNLP) enables an application to be launched on a client desktop by using resources that are hosted on a remote web server.

Installation on a desktop computer amounts to you trusting the author and clicking affirmatively several times...

  1. Decide to “Keep“ yawni.jnlp Keep yawni.jnlp

  2. Click the downloaded yawni.jnlp Click downloaded yawni.jnlp

  3. Cannot ⛔ be opened 🔒... click “OK” Cannot ⛔ be opened 🔒

  4. Go to “Security & Privacy” in your System Preferences Security & Privacy in your System Preferences

  5. Click “Open Anyway” click Open Anyway

  6. macOS warning, but click the now-available “Open” button click Open

  7. Tell Java it's OK to update the Yawni WordNet Browser application it's OK Java

  8. Yes, Run this application Run!

  9. Great success! 🎉Great success!

  10. Installs a shortcut on your desktop 🖥 too desktop shortcut

  11. Explore 🧭 the English 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 language 🚢 !!

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