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Open Java .app application bundles with double click

When Apple developed the Java SDK for macosx, you could open a .app mac-style application bundle written in Java by doubleclicking its icon in Finder, its app icon will show up in your dock while it ...
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Why I have 3 different Java versions on my Mac?

today I was looking after my Java Version and I got very confused. I found three different ones: If I look in Webstorm it uses: 1.6.0_65 If I make java -version I get: 1.7.0_45 If I look in the ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 with Java 8?

Is it possible to run Adobe Illustrator CS6 with the current Oracle Java 8 rather than the legacy insecure Java 6 provided by Apple? I know this is related to this question where the generic answer ...
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Install jdk 8 without admin privileges

Is there a way to install or run jdk 8 without admin privileges? I would like to compile a java project I have that requires jdk 8 on a computer that has only jdk 6 installed. I am not an ...
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How to get rid of stale Java icons from application switcher & dock?

I recently started seeing "java" processes with the default Java icon sometimes stay in the switcher/dock after Java Web Start applications are closed (OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks). This may have begun with ...
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Step to step guide how to use 32bit version of Java in Eclipse

I have a Java project in Eclipse that requires Java 7 running in 32 bit mode. I tried to force running in 32 bit mode by adding the flag -d32 to the VM arguments. However, I then get the following ...
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No Apples. Have Dell. MS Widows XP. I'm old and non technical [migrated]

Java runs constantly. Is it needed? I did not install it. No one uses my lap top. I do no programming. Don't know how it got there Believe there are Ver 7 & 8. Only use lap top for IE, Excel, ...
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JDK - Platform Not Recognized - Running Eclipse or mvn

I screwed it up! I upgraded to Java 8 yesterday and that trashed some projects I was working on so I attempted to downgrade back to Java 7 and the wheels came off. I've removed the previous Java ...
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Could the Java Updater (com.oracle.java.Java-Updater) be the source of all my kernel panics?

In the past few months I've been getting more kernel panics than usual. This is on my late 2012 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 Mac Mini, running OS X Yosemite (OS X 10.2.2) with 16 GB of RAM. Looking at the ...
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How do I automate selecting files in a .jar file?

My .jar file has a number of buttons that, when clicked, prompts me to select a file to load. I need to find a way to get this file selection to be automated, and decided on applescript. ...
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Can't update Java due to apparently newer version already installed

I'm trying to update Java on my MacBook (OS X 10.9.5). When I download the most resent version (v8 update 40) from java.com and try to install it, it pops up an error box saying You are trying to ...
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Cannot enable Java in Safari

I have the following running on my Mac: OSX Yosemite (10.10.2) Java version 8 update 31 Safari 8.0.4 I am unable to run any Java applet on Safari. I have added multiple sites to the exception ...
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Linker Error: leJOS NXJ HelloWorld complains 32 bit JVM unsupported

I trying to get started using leJOS NXJ to develop in Java for my Mindstorms NXT. I've installed Oracle's Java 8 JDK, Eclipse and leJOS NXJ on my Macbook Pro running Mountain Lion. When I try to ...
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Why is Java SE 6 Legacy required to open Intellij?

I currently deleted Apple Legacy Java SE6 on my macbook because I've already downloaded JRE8 on my machine and I think I no longer need the older version. After I deleted it, every time I opened ...
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What causes the pop-up “To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment”

On OSX Yosemite an annoying pop-up comes up quite often saying: To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment I know the solution is to install java; however I'm ...
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How to REALLY update Java? [duplicate]

System preferences tells me that I have Java 8 Update 40 on my Mac Book Pro. However, Eclipse IDE complains that it needs at least version 1.7 or greater. And on the console, java -version tells me, I ...
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How to uninstall Java 1.8 under OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

There are a few answers on old questions about the same issue under Lion / Mountain Lion. Now with Java 1.8 and OS X 10.10 I wonder if anything has changed? Would be great to have exact removal steps. ...
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Eclipse Fails To Launch Complaining of Incompatible Java VM

I get the following error when trying to launch Eclipse, which I recently tried to install. "Version 1.6.0_65 of the JVM is not suitable for this product. Version 1.7 or greater is required." I'm ...
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How to start SQL Developer with the correct Java Version?

I've Java 1.8 installed on my Mac OS Yosemite... and Terminal shows the following: mccoy:~ daniel$ which java /usr/bin/java mccoy:~ daniel$ java -version java version "1.8.0_25" Java(TM) SE Runtime ...
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Apple says I'm signing an app with old OS version, and I'm not

I'm trying to submit a Java-based app to AppStore. After having the worst headaches in my life trying to sign everything my last problem (I hope!) is this: Invalid code signature - Signatures ...
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How to install java 7 on yosemite properly? [duplicate]

When I type java -version I see: No Java runtime present, requesting install. I go to download and install jre-7u75-macosx-x64. After that in preferences I see Java control panel which tells me ...
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How do I install Apache Tomcat 7.0.x on Yosemite? [closed]

I am a junior-level developer beginning to work on a project that requires me to use Apache 7.0.x, and I'm running Yosemite with a Windows 7 VM. When I did some research on how to get Apache, I ...
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to yosemite and installed java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (chrome and safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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I hava java 7, but can't get to it

I have java 7, according to the java control panel, and an online tester, but I can't switch to it, it doesn't show up anywhere. It just says I have it. Is there any way to do it without admin access? ...
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How to restart a process without user interaction

I killed a process (a simple .jar running in the background as a global agent) by pkill -9 java. Since the global agent in launchd is configured as keepAlive the process gets restarted immediately. ...
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I can't find the location of jdk for Java 7 and 8 [duplicate]

I have 3 different versions (jdk) of Java installed: 6, 7 and 8. In bash_profile: export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.8) setjdk() { export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home -v $1) } ...
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Location of java.security and deployment.properties files

Where are java.security and deployment.properties files located on Mac OS Yosemite??
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Shell script to restart a certain process if it is not responding

I need an java application to run 24/7 on my mac. Unfortunately the JVM process sometimes gets stuck and thus the java application does not respond anymore. Is there a possebility to detect if a ...
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“Failed to install SGD client” when accessing the secure global desktop from OS X

I am having an issue since I have upgraded to OS X Yosemite. I used to previously remotely access my work's Windows system from my Mac (OS X Mavericks). I had installed XQuartz and Java and was using ...
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Now when Chrome is 64-bits, how do I install the Java plugin?

As long as Chrome just was 32 bit, the Java plugin was not supported since Java for Mac OS X is 64 bit but now when Chrome (since version 39) is 64 bit, how do I install/enable the Java plugin? ...
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How can I eliminate this repeated Java Runtime Environment (JRE) pop-up window?

This window has been popping up repeatedly: I was sure that I already had the latest version of Java installed, but to verify I went here: https://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp And sure ...
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What are the dimensions for the apple dock icons?

I have figured out how to change the icon for my program that I made in java, but now the default icon goes and nothing is there, is it because of the incorrect dimensions? I currently have a 16x16 ...
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How to launch web start on 10.10 OSX

My wife is taking an online class and it says it needs to launch using Java Web Start. I've changed the endings from .ed files to .jnlp files and make sure I click open other and select Java Web ...
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Problem with installing Java: java: command not found

I just installed Java 8.25 but I'm still not getting 'legacy' applications to work. I tried verifying the version in terminal: manfred$ java --version -bash: java: command not found I think there's ...
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iMac install Java, webpage test succeeds, `javac` fails

I'm trying to install Java on my iMac running 10.9.5. I downloaded and installed JDK according to the official Oracle instructions. When testing via the web-page at the end of the install, Java is ...
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Automator fails. Is there a better solution?

Recently I was trying to train an Automator script to run some mundane tasks - unfortunately it stops at the first step. I clicked the "record" button on my old Mac OS 10.5 machine, opened Keychain ...
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Mac preventing loading Java site

I am trying to administer my Western Digital MyBookLife home network drive, using the Java based admin console provided by WD. The console is a web application served up from the drive itself. ...
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No java installations was detected, although I have Java

$ java -version java version "1.6.0_65" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_65-b14-462-11M4609) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.65-b04-462, mixed mode) $ which java /usr/bin/java ...
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Custom built Java Mac app won't run when in /Applications folder [closed]

I have a Java-based application that I've developed for a while now. When I create a Mac .app bundle, I do so by copying the following contents into the .app folder: ...
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Java issue with osx…installed latest but java apps not working

I have an odd issue on my MAC. I installed java 1.8 sdk so I can use some Java applications however when I run any java based apps, they look real weird or I can get an error saying to use the latest ...
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Need help fixing bus error in Eclipse Java? possible Pathway problem

Whats up folks, i have posted this question on other forums but got no reply, just note before you read, my terminology is not the greatest, im only studying IT this year, so my knowledge be still a ...
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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 ...