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How to direct an app to use a specific Java version?

I got an Java application that does run under Java 1.8 without problems when I start its JAR directly. However on my Mac the JAR is wrapped within an app that demands me to install Java 1.6 -- which I ...
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Wineskin - Problem with launching java programs

I am trying to launch a Java program that needs JRE 8. I tried installing it onto my wrapper with the installer, but it showed a message in the style of "Oops, no new executables found, maybe the ...
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If I sign a JAR with a certificate from Comodo, will I still get warnings?

I have written a piece of software in Java that I would like to sell, however it is currently unsigned. When I first wrote the software it didn't matter too much, but I think OS X has upgraded since ...
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Installing octave-java from macports

I need octave-java installed. I tried using macports, but evidently I'm missing something here. I am running Yosemite. I already have octave installed, so I tried to install octave-java . . . $sudo ...
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Can the Java SDK pop-up be disabled entirely?

Whenever an application attempts to use, or even check to see if Java is installed, a pop-up is generated that steals focus and tells you all about how to install the latest JDK. This is perhaps ...
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Can't enable Java for browser

For some reason, whenever I try to enable Java in the browser by clicking on the checkbox "Enable Java content in browser" in the Security tab of the Java control panel, it asks for my password and ...
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El Capitan, Eclipse does not work

I had latest version of eclipse and JAVA on new OS X. Eclipse does not respond nor works. Any inputs to fix will be of great help.
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Retina display problem - GUI Java applications display fix

On my MacBook with retina when I open Java GUI applications with Oracle Java Se 7 (JEdit, Eclipse) I encountered the same display issue (font antialiasing an overal GUI with very bad resolution). $ ...
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Java and El Capitan

I have installed El Capitan on my Mac, and whenever the mac boots, this screen appears. Note that this window appears many times while using the mac. Also, I have installed the latest java ...
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How to update Java from 8 Update 31 to 8 Update 51 when install fails?

I'm trying to update Java on my Mac OSX Yosemite. In the Java Control Panel, it states: A critical Java security update is available. 8 Update 51 (57 MB) Your current version is Java 8 Update 31. ...
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Minecraft Immediately Crashes On Launchup

I'm running Mavericks 10.9.5. This is my java version: Whenever I started Minecraft up, it would immediately crash. I tried: Reinstalling Minecraft Deleting the minecraft folder in ...
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How do I resolve the following issue?

I have Steam as a Wineskin wrapper, because a game called The Escapists is Windows only. That game has a map editor which requires Java Runtime Environment 8 and is for mac also. On mac, you run it ...
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Java update not working?

well I have java 8 45 and when I go into terminal and do java -version it says this "java version "1.6.0_65" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_65-b14-466.1-11M4716) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit ...
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Upgraded to 10.10.4 (from 10.8.5), now JNLPs don't open in finder?

I've finally upgraded from 10.8.5 to 10.10.4. But now double clicking on a JNLP file in finder no longer downloads and runs the (in the JNLP file defined) jars but takes me to the Oracle Java download ...
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Uninstalling Java 6 to replace with Java 8

Every single time I try to install the Oracle Java Runtime Environment... I keep being stuck with Apple's Java 6. I have no idea how Apple's Java 6 ended up on my computer in the first place. I keep ...
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Installing Java EE 7, glassfish4

I've installed the Java EE 7 through Universal Zip installer from here, unzipped and tried to start the glassfish server using the command /Applications/glassfish4/bin/asadmin start-domain And it ...
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How to create a .app folder from an executable .jar?

Just this. I have an executable jar that I'd like to create a .app folder for. Mainly just because I'd like it to be pinnable to the dock. Is there any easy way to do this? Edit: Really what I'm ...
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OS X Java: Working around error “can't adjust composition mode on Mac OS X”

I'm packaging a Java application for use on OS X. It uses JRE7 and is bundled using the new Oracle appbundler. I'm not authorised to edit the code. It throws the following exception a dialog is ...
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How to install, specific version of Java by command line on Mac? It's Possible?

It's possible to install an old version of Java by command line in Mac, it's possible? I am trying install java 1.6.0.17, but i can't find this version for Mac OS. I think it's possible to intall it ...
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Why is it that my MacBook Pro Retina's resolution is detected as different based on the application?

The actual advertized resolution is 2880 x 1800. Taking a fullscreen, screenshot gives me an image that is 2880 x 1800. Going to this site tells me my resolution is 1440 x 900. The built in Digital ...
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setting JAVA correctly on MAC

I am new to mac (coming from the windows world). I did some reading on how and where JAVA HOME is set on a mac machine. I have some assumptions listed below, would be great if someone could go through ...
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How to properly install Java in OS X

When I look at System Preferences > Java > Update, I see Your system has the recommended version of Java. Java 7 Update 79 From Terminal, java -version: java version "1.7.0_71" Java(TM) ...
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Stop java apps opening full screen?

I'm running Mac OS X 10.10.3 with Java 7 update 75 installed (java 8 broke stuff last time I tried "upgrading"), and ever since I installed a certain java application whenever I open ANY java ...
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How to install LP_solve solver on Yosemite?

I want to install java based "lp_solve" LP solver on my MacBook Air, OS X Yosemite. I tried to follow the instructions given here. But when I run sh ccc.osx, it is not creating the liblpsolve55.dylib ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite Java 1.6 Downgrade to 1.6u35

I installed the latest version of Java 1.6 provided by Apple and didn't realize that the application I have to do development for must use 1.6 update 35. Is there anyway I can uninstall the latest ...
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Resizing problems with Java web app on Retina display

I have to use a Java web app on my Retina 13" MBP, but either Java or the app is trying to help me by not resizing any text when I change the zoom factor in the browser. Text handled by the browser ...
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What sets my Java Virtual Machine?

I'm not understanding how my Java environment is getting set up. If I have multiple versions of Java installed how does the correct version get selected when I start a Java dependent application? I ...
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Oracle's Java 1.8 appears to not actually install itself

I have searched for answers this problem, but nobody seems to have such a basic problem as I have. I have Java 1.7 installed and tried to install 1.8 - both through the Java control panel and manually ...
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Java 8u45 installation unable to locate a Java runtime to invoke

I've downloaded and installed Java JDK 8u45 for OS X 10.10.1 and after the installation has completed (successfully), java -version produces the following: Unable to locate a Java Runtime to ...
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Is there a Java IDE for iPad which can compile and run Java locally?

I'm about to have a coding session with some buddies. Problem is, one doesn't have a laptop. He's pretty new to programming so I was going to set him up something either on a rickety laptop or my iPad ...
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How do you control the security of Firefox browser in Yosemite to run educational Java app?

I am trying to run the following Java applet in the following web page: http://artint.info/demos/rl/q.html However, Firefox is blocking it due to a security issue. Not sure if it's an Apple issue ...
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How to find rt.jar file?

My virus scanner (Sophos) showed that it was scanning a file named rt.jar plus several other .jar files. I was a little bit surprised because I didn't think that Java was installed. Yet, when I ...
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Java update via Control Panel error

Was trying to run the Java update earlier. But it couldn't launch the installer after downloading. Here's the log: 21/4/15 12:35:58.498 am Java Updater[814]: Original euid:501 21/4/15 12:35:58.500 am ...
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How to get Java SE 6 runtime when Apple website isn't working? [closed]

I just did a clean install of Yosemite on my Macbook Pro (early 2009). I am re-installing some Adobe programs like DreamWeaver but it needs the legacy Java SE 6 runtime. Everything online says to ...
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Where else can I download the legacy Java SE 6 runtime?

I just upgraded to OSX Yosemite. I am trying to open my Adobe Flash CS6 app, but it says To open "Flash" you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime. A simple google search yields this ...
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Open Java .app application bundles with double click on a Mac without Apple's Java 6

In short: On a mac with a clean installation of Yosemite, doubleclicking a compiled Java mac-style .app application bundle fails to launch the app, unless Apple's Java 6 is installed, even if the ...
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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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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 ...