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I'm having a bit of trouble with Vuze after installing 10.7 (and the JRE.) Vuze can connect to seeds and peers, but no data will transfer! That makes it a bit useless.

So far I have tried:

  • Running Vuze as root
  • Switching to the 32 bit JRE
  • Trying the Vuze beta
  • Attempting to run it using the Java 1.7 OpenJRE (wouldn't launch.)
  • Attempting to install the Leopard Java 1.5 JRE (wouldn't install.)

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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I recommend Transmission over Vuze any day. It works fine on Lion and is way way better in my opinion. Free as well. – Randy6T9 Aug 1 '11 at 4:35

Essentially, Mac OSX Lion has issues with java.

I'm pretty sure this is a Java issue. Apple's support for Java in 10.7 is severely lacking. I had to download (wasn't installed with 10.7) Java 1.6.0_24 using Apple's ADC (developer) site.

Installed Java and restarted my Mac. Launched Vuze and I was able to receive incoming traffic. Paused the download and it all ended there. Vuze now keeps crashing and I'm still not receiving any incoming traffic again.


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I don't use Vuze, so I can't comment on that, but I can help you get Java 1.5 running on Lion. I used to have to do that for Zend Studio 5.x. To install J2SE 5.0 on Lion follow the instructions here:

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