After Upgrading Linux JDeveloper Crashes During Startup

(Doc ID 2299760.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version 12.1.3.0.0 to 12.2.1.2.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading Linux, JDeveloper no longer starts, it crashes in the splash screen during startup.

No errors are shown on screen.

If you start JDeveloper from the terminal/console, you see the following error:

org.osgi.framework.BundleException: Exception in org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.SystemBundleActivator.start() of bundle org.eclipse.osgi.
	at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl.startActivator(BundleContextImpl.java:734)
	at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl.start(BundleContextImpl.java:683)
	at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.InternalSystemBundle.resume(InternalSystemBundle.java:225)
	...
Caused by: java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: "2.0.0"
	at java.lang.NumberFormatException.forInputString(NumberFormatException.java:65)
	at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Integer.java:492)
	at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Integer.java:527)
	...

Log file can be found under:

~/.jdeveloper/system12.x.x.x.xx.xxxxxx.xxxx/system_cache/var/cache/netigso/<SOME_NUMBER>.log

(Were x is some JDeveloper version and build numbers.)

Cause

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