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SoapUI 5.5.0 doesnt start in Linux

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SoapUI 5.5.0 doesnt start in Linux


Hello. Im in Linux Manjaro, and SoapUI doesnt start anymore.


I have openjdk 11 installed.


]$ soapui
= SOAPUI_HOME = /usr/share/soapui
2019-05-08 19:24:04,906 [main] WARN  com.eviware.soapui.SoapUI - Could not find jfxrt.jar. Internal browser will be disabled.
19:24:05,212 INFO  [DefaultSoapUICore] Creating new settings at [/home/pc/.soapuios/soapui-settings.xml]
19:24:05,716 INFO  [PluginManager] 0 plugins loaded in 2 ms
19:24:05,716 INFO  [DefaultSoapUICore] All plugins loaded
19:24:05,920 INFO  [DefaultSoapUICore] Creating new settings at [/home/pc/.soapuios/soapui-settings.xml]
19:24:05,934 INFO  [PluginManager] 0 plugins loaded in 0 ms
19:24:05,934 INFO  [DefaultSoapUICore] All plugins loaded
Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: sun/misc/BASE64Decoder
        at com.eviware.soapui.SoapUI.startSoapUI(
        at com.eviware.soapui.SoapUI$
        at java.desktop/java.awt.event.InvocationEvent.dispatch(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEventImpl(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventQueue$
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventQueue$
        at java.base/ Method)
        at java.base/$JavaSecurityAccessImpl.doIntersectionPrivilege(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEvent(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpOneEventForFilters(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForFilter(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForHierarchy(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(
        at java.desktop/java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(
        at java.desktop/
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: sun.misc.BASE64Decoder
        at java.base/jdk.internal.loader.BuiltinClassLoader.loadClass(
        at java.base/jdk.internal.loader.ClassLoaders$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
        at java.base/java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
        ... 18 more

the base64decoder part reminded me this issue


but in this case it just fails to launch the program, I cant use it.


Is there a chance this program would get updated to support openjdk 11? Or any way to fix it?

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