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Thread: What does error mean?

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    Default What does error mean?

    i am new to java and idk what this error means in this simple code. i use netbeans either
    class apples{
    public static void main(String args[]){
    System.out.printIn("Hello youtube");
    //the error is: cannot find the symbol
    symbol: printIn (String)
    location: variable out of type PrintStream

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    Default Re: What does error mean?

    cannot find the symbol
    symbol: printIn (String)
    location: variable out of type PrintStream
    Check the spelling of the method. It should be println with a lowercase L not an I
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