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Java preferences and command line show different versions

I updated the version of java on my Mavericks VM and I'm running into a discrepancy. I downloaded Java 7 Update 67 from the java website and installed it. When I open the Java preferences, the ...
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Java hell, Incompatible with Mavaricks using Eclipse.

I have not been able to open Eclipse since upgrading to Mavaricks. I get the error message upon attempting to open the program as follows: "Version 1.6.0_65 of the JVM is not suitable for this ...
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MBA upgrade worth it? [on hold]

I am getting a mac book air 2014 for college use soon. I'll be using it for Photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver(ughhhh) ms office and I'll be doing light Java Dev on the machine on the go too, ...
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Why does my java panel not start?

I am on Mac OSX 10.9.4, and I have these Java SDKs installed: $ /usr/libexec/java_home -verbose Matching Java Virtual Machines (5): 1.8.0_20, x86_64: "Java SE 8" ...
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Trouble updating to Java 8 JDK

I have run the JDK 1.8 installer from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html, and it all apparently installed correctly. But in the terminal, when I do: ...
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eclipse running on mac 32bit

i am currently using mac 32 bit.I am unable to open eclipse an error pop up saying that i need to update my JVM from 1.6 to 1.7 and from the java website there are no ver 1.7 for mac 32bit. what am i ...
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Some applications have grey menu bar

When running (for example) a java application (Minecraft) in it's own space (in Mavericks) the menu bar disappears, but then a grey bar appears on top of the space. Is there anyway to fix this? It ...
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Where is Java installed in OSX Mavericks?

I am setting up Maven on my Mac but it is not working because the JAVA_HOME variable is not defined. I had expected the java installer to create this but alas not. Where is java installed so I can ...
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Minecraft crashing on Mac OS with Java 8 - any fixes?

When I load or start a new game on Minecraft it crashes. It only happened after I installed Java 8. Minecraft Version: 1.7.10 Operating System: Mac OS X (x86_64) version 10.9.4 Java Version: ...
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Eclipse not starting on OS X 10.9.4

I am having troubles to start Eclipse on my Mac. I have been using Eclipse for a long time and it has been working but know, it doesn't start properly. I guess that's because I updated the OS of my ...
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Suppress Java warnings

I'm using a website with a Java plugin (applet I think) that prompts me everytime I use it to access the local file system. These are the two pop ups: and: I already have the site in question ...
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Java web launcher app starts vmware fusion virtual windows 7 machine

Whenever I try to start the app Java(TM) Web Start Launcher.app it actually starts a windows7 virtual machine from my installed VMware Fusion. This is really ennoying and I really need to get the ...
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Unable to install 'Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7 (with JDK 7u45)'

I have downloaded an java j2ee and jdk installer from Oracle When I run it I got this error message: $ ./java_ee_sdk-7-jdk7-macosx-x64-ml.sh Extracting the installer archive... Extracing bundled ...
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Is it possible to update Java7 without first uninstalling Java8?

On my MacBook I've got Java 6 through 8 installed and I happen to need and use them all on a daily basis. Lately it has been bothering me that every time I want to install an update to Java7 I need to ...
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how to install a java 1.6 jdk on my maverick mac

I have jsd 1.7 on my machine and I want to install 1.6 as well I couldn't find a way to do so. Anybody know?
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Running Eclipse Luna using Oracle Java 8 on Mavericks

I am trying to run Eclipse Luna using Oracle Java JRE 1.8.0_11 on Mac OS X 10.9.4. I have added the following line to my eclipse.ini file: -vm /Library/Internet ...
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How to locate UI Button for AppleScript using Accessibility Inspector

There are several articles here that address this question, but none offer the help to connect-the-dots. The attached screen shot shot shows Accessibility Inspector for the button in question, which ...
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What can edit an .ai files TEXT layer (besides Illustrator)?

so, i have CS6 on Mac (OS Mavericks). my Mac took a nose dive recently. long story super short... i have a new mac & re-installed my CS6 on it. but, in order to launch Illustrator, it requires ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810

Downloaded and installed the AirStream application, and when I launched it nothing happens. In Terminal the output is $ open /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/airstream/latest/AirStream.app ...
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How to add tools.jar to JDK 1.6 in OsX Maverics?

Running the maven script I am getting the error: Failed to execute goal com.sun.tools.jxc.maven2:maven-jaxb-schemagen-plugin:1.2:generate (default) on project smartdestinations-connect: Execution ...
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Easy alternation between different Java version installation

I currently have Java 6 installed on my system (please don't laugh) and we are moving to Java 8. So we have changed the main branch of our application to use Java 8, however, we need to support old ...
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Where is my java console on macosx

Running MacOsX 10.7.5 and java version "1.6.0_65" Do not find the java panel in the Preferences nor in the Utilities. Can I open the java console from the Terminal command?
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I installed Oracle Java JDK 8 but java command line is still reporting it is version 7

I installed jdk 1.8.0 u5, but the command line java is reporting 1.7: $ java -fullversion java full version "1.7.0_51-b13" $ which java /usr/bin/java $ ls -l /usr/bin/java lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel ...
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Java 7 on PowerPc

I have several powermac G4 computers running leopard, and would like to use them as a test environment for my Java 7 based applications. I have looked online a bit but could not find any way to ...
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Java Certificate Issues

Overview We are building a JAVA Application that communicates data over secure HTTPS lines. Problem When we run our application from Eclipse/Terminal, via the command "java -jar ...
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Fresh install of Eclipse on 10.9.2 cannot access com.apple.eawt package contents

I just got a Mac so I am a total newbie (I picked one up because I was unable to successfully do Mac development on my Windows Machine). The machine I have is at OS 10.9.2 and I installed Eclipse ...
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Unable to get Oracle Java 8 on OSX 10.7.5

I downloaded the jdk-8u5-macosx-x64.dmg file from Oracle website: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html I go through normal process of installation and ...
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/Library/Java - deleted it, how to restore?

I'm having problems with long shutdown times and I read somewhere that deleting /Library/Java would solve it, so I did. It didn't do sh*t. What was the content of that folder (a screenshot might ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 - Downloaded app does not start

I'm trying to run an application downloaded from the internet (e.g., Jabref) but it seems that it fails silently. When I try to open it by double clicking it, nothing happens. When I use the terminal ...
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Java 7 Update 55.pkg can't be installed because its digital signature is invalid

I'm trying to install Java in order to use the Safari plugin. The "missing plugin" functionality redirects me to the Java download page, where I downloaded a file named jre-7u55-macosx-x64.dmg, which ...
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Why does a Java based app in OS X have 2 different user interface designs?

I quote 2 images from Google. Look at the tabs. They are totally different. I have just finished migrated to OS X. I always believe that OS X provides a uniform user interface to make their apps ...
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How can I allow a “development” program through the firewall?

I have an application (java) that I compile/run through netbeans, I want to access it from a different computer. Opening a port might be the best solution, though if so I'd like to be a little more ...
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How do I delete Java application preferences?

I am running Jabref v2.10 on Mac OS X 10.9.2. After changing some parts of the configuration file manually, I seem to have broken the preferences and now it fails to start. The application stores the ...
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Java applets in a browser on Mavericks?

Is it possible to run a Java applet in any browser in MacOS 10.9.2? Chrome does not work with Java applets because it's a 32 bit app and the Java plugin is 64 bit only. Firefox and Safari both should ...
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how to opn jnlp files automatically after download

I need to open JNLP files automatically after download just like in windows how can I do that I'm using OS X Mavericks
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What are stub applications?

I am trying to understand how and where Java is installed on my Mac (Mavericks this time) and I found this question and answers: Need help understanding Oracle's Java on Mac — Stack Overflow Here ...
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Given its filesystem layout, how does the Oracle Java JDK 8 installation work?

This is not a naïve question; please bear with me. Can someone tell me how an invocation of /usr/bin/java on an Apple MacBook Pro from mid-2010 with both the Apple JDK and the Oracle 1.8.0 JDK ...
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Why is a application called “java” always open on my OS X 10.9.2 even when I force quit it?

Whenever I turn my computer on I have this application open called "java." No matter what I do I can't exit it. When I try force quitting it, it's called "bin." Images below show what I'm talking ...
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What is the Home Folder under /Library/Java for?

I installed Java 1.7 from the oracle site. Looking at my folder structure, there is /System/Library/Java and /Library/Java. Under /Library/Java there is a Home symlink that goes to ...
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Is $HOME/.MacOSX/environment.plist still used in OS X 10.9.2 for setting global environment variables?

Is $HOME/.MacOSX/environment.plist still recognized/used in OS X 10.9.2 for setting global environment variables? Apple's official documentation does not say explicitly it's deprecated, AFACT: ...
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Logo of Java application changes after launch

I have a Java application in my dock, whose icon appears as the following when it is unopened: However, after opening the application, the icon changes into the Java coffee cup logo: This makes ...
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Jarfiles opening in Unarchiver?

I'm primarily a Java programmer and I work with a lot of executable jar files. I found this morning when I booted up my MacBook that all of my jar files now default to open with The Unarchiver rather ...
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“Failed to validate certificate” error while launching web based Java application

I am trying to launch a web based java application on OSX 10.9.2 (Macbook Pro Retina late 2013). The first time when I tried to open the .jnlp file it prompted me to install Java RE even though I have ...
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Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>Label</key> <string>com.ash.login</string> ...
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How to use an application name to kill it from a script

I'm trying to create a cron job to prevent children at a school from running the Minecraft server. (We actually need them to run the Minecraft client because we use it to teach programming.) The name ...
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Java - Mistakenly removed /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions [duplicate]

Using Mountation Lion, I've mistakenly removed all of the content in /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions How can I get java working again on my machine? (I don't have it in Trash) ...
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Profile Manager 2 (10.8.5):

We are using Apple Profile Manager 2 on mac 10.8.5, the issue we are having is as follows. In the configuration of a device group under the restrictions payload, the setting to restrict applications ...
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Disabling Java plug-in globally?

After following the instructions in this answer (briefly: Java prefs pane → Security → disable "Enable Java content in the browser") to disable the Java plug-in globally, I'm presented with an admin ...
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Code Signing of App with bundled JDK7 on Mavericks 10.9.1

I have a Java 7 application which I turn into a MacOS App following the instructions on http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/technotes/guides/jweb/packagingAppsForMac.html. This is no longer working. ...
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Java 6 doesn't work on OS 10.6.8

i don't understand and need some help: java doesn't work anymore for a few months and i don't know why. I have installed the latest version from apple, actually the 1.6.0_45-b06-451 on my imac 21,5" ...