Java, the cross-platform programming language created by Sun Microsystems and now owned by the Oracle company

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Java Pop-Up Window

I keep getting a pop-up window that states "To view this content you must download Java Runtime Environment". I even got it while using Pages. Now supposedly one cannot get viruses on Macs ...
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Yosemite keeps asking to install Java runtime, while it's installed

I was prompted to install JRE version 8 after upgrading to Yosemite on the family 2010 21" iMac. After I installed it (and checked whether the correct version was installed on the site of Oracle) it ...
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Installation of Java SE 6 legacy disables audio in Yosemite?

I am having difficulty with the Apple Java Legacy SE 6 software update on my Mac running Yosemite. I need to install the SE 6 because I have two applications that require it. After installing, my ...
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Updating OSX's Java version

After the upgrade from Mavericks to Yosemite, some Java applications begin failing. Specifically, the error message is Dyld Error Message: Symbol not found: _CGContextSetAllowsAcceleration ...
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Does the App Store update Java, if installed?

If I installed Java (or an older version), will the App Store update my local installation, even though I installed, and updated it outside of that? http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572
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How does one detect if java is installed without triggering a visual prompt?

On most systems, one would just run java -version and a non-zero return code would indicate that Java is not installed. One could do this on OS X, but a nuisance-prompt comes up to ask the user if ...
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Yosemite maximization shortcut and Java applications

I'm using OSX Yosemite and I hate how windows maximization works... previously (with Mountain Lion) I was using RightZoom, in order to always maximize windows as it should be (using the whole space). ...
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Install Java JRE 6 (next to JRE 7) on OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

I need to test a web application with JRE 6. I am using a Mac with OS X 10.10 and Java 7 for development. How can I install JRE 6 next to Java 7 on this Mac? This previous answer does not yet ...
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Jetbrains'IDE can't start after upgrading to OS X Yosemite

Yesterday I upgrade my MBP to OSX 10.10 Yosemite, everything went well. But When I try to start Pycharm, it shows me this It means "You need to install old Java SE 6 runtime to run Pycharm". It ...
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How to enable Eclipse on OS X Yosemite?

I've just upgraded to Yosemite. I'm trying to run the latest version of Eclipse but I get an error saying that Eclipse cannot run on Java 6. Running java --version on Terminal gives me Java 8. Why is ...
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Workaround Java 8 Security application blocked issue

Trying to use a Java application. But it is blocked by java security. OS: OS X Yosemite 10.10 Java: Java 8 While changing settings in Java Control Panel, only two options are available: High & ...
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Why can't websites access JRE in Yosemite?

Please see the attached image which shows an error/information message I am seeing regularly since upgrading to Yosemite. I don't know which website is asking for Java, as there is a different site ...
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Is it possible to use Adobe CS5 with Java SE 7?

I have Adobe CS5 installed (old version because it's what my institutional site license covers) on Mavericks. Whenever I boot my system, I get the following dialog box: However, I don't have Java ...
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Will Eclipse + Android Developer Tools plugin work on OS X Yosemite?

I would like to update my system to the newest 10.10 Yosemite version, but I use quite intensively Eclipse + ADT to develop apps for Android. Does anyone have any experience with running this software ...
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Is it possible to keep the Java version for apps/applets in sync with JDK?

I use Java applications and applets as well as the JDK for Java development on Mavericks, so in the modern OS X environment this means you download both the JRE and JDK from Oracle. However, this ...
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Software is corrupt that worked only months ago?

I have been trying to use the Java Decompiler, JD-GUI, on my 2007 iMac running OS X 10.9.5 for the past week, but I have been running into a road block. Only a few weeks ago, I did not have this ...
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How to use Hungarian tax reporting application called ABEVJAVA on Mac?

I have installed Hungarian tax reporting software called ABEVJAVA. I put into my home folder. Then for test it I downloaded a report template called NAV_1408.jnlp On windows I have to double click it, ...
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JasperSoft iReport Designer does not open when using only Java from Oracle, not Apple

In my OS X Mavericks I did not install Java 6 from Apple, just Java 8 from Oracle, and everything (including Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA) works fine, except JasperSoft iReport Designer, that just closes ...
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Java is eating up 300% of my CPU

Can anyone help me find the cause behind java taking up 300+% of my CPU? I've shut down almost every app and am still having trouble trying to locate the cause.
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How can I get the list of files dropped onto a dock icon of non-running app?

I would like my Java application to be notified when the user drops files onto the dock icon. This works fine, via Apple Java extensions (OpenFilesEvent), if the application has already been started ...
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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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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 OS X?

I can't find the Java console in Preferences nor in Utilities. Can I open the Java console from a Terminal command? Running OS X 10.7.5 and Java version 1.6.0_65
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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 ...