Using JavaFX on VMWare / Linux

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Fri Feb 27 16:28:08 UTC 2015

We neither test nor recommend using the j2d pipeline for onscreen 
rendering, so that should be:

java -Dprism.order=es2,sw ...

-- Kevin

Jörg Wille wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> VMWare is not officially supported but as my test shows, only DirectX
> rendering does not work. If you do not have high workload for graphics in
> your application you can force software rendering by starting your
> application like this:
> java -Dprism.order=es2,j2d -jar app.jar
> (This tries out rendering engines in this order and leads to sw-rendering
> on windows and OpenGL on mac and linux)
> or if you package your app with the javapackager you can add this line to
> package.cfg:
> jvmarg.1=-Dprism.order=es2,j2d
> - Joerg

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