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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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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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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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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" ...
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How to Open .dist extension as folder on Mac OS X?

I'am currently developing Java application with Eclipse IDE and having this folder named "workspace.dist". This contains the deployed portlet to be deployed to a framework. Now my problem is, Mac OS ...
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Can Java 5 be installed on any other OS other than OS X 10.5?

I have a legacy application that requires Java 5. I am using OS X 10.6.8. When I try to install the Apple Java 1.5 update, I see a warning that says Java 5 can only be installed on a OS X 10.5 system. ...
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How can I uninstall Oracle Java 7.51 on OSX Mavericks or go back to an earlier version of Java?

I have a MacBook Pro with OSX Mavericks. I had my automatic update switched on for Java (unfortunately). So when I was asked if I want to update I naturally said yes. With the update I am having ...
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Java application install requires root password?

I am currently switching over from Linux to OS X, and in the process have found a few surprising differences between the two systems. I am quite used to the concept of installing most applications ...
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eclipse wrong VM related to java 1.7

So I have been searching for hours on this. So I installed java 1.7 on my mac before I realized I wanted/needed to use 1.6. I have managed to change everything so that the command line sees version ...
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SIGSEGV when trying to install Java EE SDK 7 on OS X Mavericks

I tried to fresh install Java EE SDK 7 Update 45 on OS X 10.9.1 I did export DISPLAY=:0 then sudo ln -sf /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/bin/java /usr/bin/java ...
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How to get to know which app causes the “would you like to install java?” dialog in Mavericks to appear?

I have apparently had Java installed at some point and Mavericks removed it, which is fine by me. The problem is that some unknown app is constantly trying to run Java, causing this dialog to appear ...
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Is it possible to use Oracles Java 7 in general instead of apples Java 6? [duplicate]

i have recently bought my first rMBK and i really love it. i would like to start programming in java and have therefore tried installing two IDEs, eclipse and NetBeans. i have also made sure to ...
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./ vs normal execution

This is probably a question more for unix systems but because i have it on my Mac Pro i hope i will find an answer here : When i browse to ...
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Activity Monitor confusion

I have two java programs that run forever until I terminate the process, I start both at once using a script.... Cobrakai$more startCapture nohup startCaptureA.sh & nohup startCaptureB.sh & ...
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X forwarding application shows blank window after one successful load

I'm running into a strange issue trying to forward an application from a remote Linux server over X (through ssh). The application (it is a java application---a commercial program, not my own) seems ...
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Java - version 1.7.45 - and Mavericks

Chrome refused to run a java app unless i upgraded to .45, which I did my dling the installer from oracle. Java 7 u45. Installer said it worked. Chrome still won't start java. $ which java ...
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Facebook Video Chat plugin no longer works on Mavericks

After upgrading my Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard to OS X 10.9 Mavericks, I've encountered a minor problem. The video chat plugin of Facebook no longer works. On the Facebook chat box, the video chat ...
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Prevent switching focus to a Java app that launches in a new window

When I start a Java app in a Terminal or Eclipse, OS X launches the app in a new window taking the focus away from the app you launched it from. This is incredibly annoying if for example one has ...
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Is it possible to install JDK 7 after installing MATLAB on Mountain Lion

I need to install MATLAB using an internet connection, but according to the docs I can't install MATLAB with a connection if I have JDK 7 installed on Mountain Lion. According to MATLAB, the solution ...
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Where is java? Java Control Pannel has disabled “View” button and Terminal still response with “No Java runtime present, requesting install”

I installed java from the oracle's website. Now I have a Java Control Panel in the System Preferences. But in the tab "Java" of Java Control Panel there is the button "View" disabled. And if I ask ...
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Can't run Intel Driver Update Utility on OS X

I cannot run the Intel Driver Update Utility on OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5). All Java options are enabled (have tested in Safari, Firefox and Chrome) and latest Java version installed. It keeps saying ...
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Does Java come pre-installed on Mac OS X 10.7/10.8 and beyond?

Does Java (the JDK) come pre-installed with Macs on OS X 10.7/10.8 and beyond? I am hearing Apple is going to stop shipping Java with 10.8 and beyond but I couldn't find any link to confirm it/deny ...
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Malware? .systemRootModeFile in ~/users/me/library

Non-techie person asks: There is a .systemRootModeFile in ~/users/me/library. Is it malware, something horrible? In the hidden library folder in ~/users/me I have a folder named .f5cd. Inside that ...
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Default java 7 installation directory on Mountain Lion

Can someone tell me what is the default Java 7 installation directory on Mountain Lion? I tried to find it by /usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.7 which gave me the output Unable to find any JVMs matching ...
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JAVA_HOME error while maven build, OSX-10.8.4 Version

Error: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly. We cannot execute /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/CurrentJDK/Home/bin/java I have upgraded my OSX to 10.8.4. After OSX upgrade I ...
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How to launch apps that require Java on Mountain Lion with only Java 7 installed?

Just got a brand new MacBook Air which shipped with Mountain Lion 10.8.4 and no Java installed. There is a /usr/bin/java, but running it would prompt me to install an Apple-distributed Java 6 runtime ...
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Disable Java Auto Update Prompt for 1.7u25 on Mountain Lion

I'm having a heck of a time trying to disable the option "Check for updates Automatically" I ran composer to see what plist was being modified and it looks like ...
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Java class file could not be launched on startup

I'm not sure what happened but now when I boot up my Mac I get this message that pops up every time: "The Java class file "myClass.class" could not be launched. Check the Console for possible error ...
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Mac OS X 10.8.4 cacerts default password

Yesterday I upgraded my Mac to Mac OS X 10.8.4, along with it came an update of the Java JRE (version 1.6.0_45). I want to add a certain CA to the list of trusted CAs by issuing sudo keytool ...
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Fixing Netbeans 7.3 freezes (on startup) on OSX Mountain Lion Macbook Air

I encounter the following issues with my Netbeans 7.3 installation on my OSX Mountain Lion Macbook Air. When launching the app, it bounces in the Dock for about 2 minutes before it simply stops. ...
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How can I increase java heap size on my Mac running PS3 Media Server?

i've some issues running ps3 media server on my MacBook Pro 13" on OS 10.8.3. When I want to play a MKV on my xbox throught PS3 MS, no matter which movie I try, it plays only for 10s then the java ...
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How safe is it for me to install Java on OS X 10.8

I know very little about how Java works and its interactions with OS X, so I'm partly looking for an expert and simple description on how Java works on the Mac, and why so much press includes "fear, ...
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Do Java security settings in Mountain Lion cause java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError?

In a nutshell, I have a java app that crashes in java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError and I'm looking to see if my OS/Java settings might be causing this error. I cannot change the security settings ...
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JDK 7 & java_home

I am using OSX Mountain Lion, and I am trying to install Glassfish Server EE. I have also installed Java7 from oracle. When I check for my java_home by this line /usr/libexec/java_home I get ...
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How to avoid Mountain Lion to asking for an Java installation?

I uninstalled java today by using this guide. Since then I get an dialog which asks me for installing java. This happens every time after a login to my user. How can stop this request or how I can ...
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Can't play an Online game that requires Java

Some games online require Java to play, however it says that I have a missing plug-in. I am worried that I might get the java-exploit if I downloaded Java, any advice ?
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Did my OSX 10.8.2 computer crash or go to sleep due to inactivity?

I left a Java program AppMain running on my Retina MBP overnight and in the morning it looked like the program died at around 12:46am before completing. Since the program works fine when I am actively ...
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Can I safely remove /usr/bin/java from Mountain Lion 10.8.2?

If I do so, will something, such as a service, break?
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What is installed with Java 7?

Inspired by this question on Stackoverflow, I noticed that my Java control panel reports that I have the latest version of Java installed (and I know that, because Safari is not blocking the plugin ...
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Problems running Britannica 2013 in OS X 10.8

I recently installed the Encyclopædia Britannica 2013 Ultimate DVD in my Mac running OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion. In the box is stated that only 10.6 - 10.7 versions are supported, and indeed I've run ...
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How do I turn a folder into a .jar file?

I currently have modified a program that is a .jar file. I had unarchived it and turned the .jar file into a folder so that I could edit it. Now all I need to do is change the folder back into a .jar ...
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How can I completely remove Apple's Java 6 and make Oracle's Java 7 default for everything?

I would like to completely remove Apple's Java 6 and make Oracle's Java 7 default for every program. For example, with Eclipse I had to fiddle with eclipse.ini to specify JAVA_HOME for Java 7, and the ...
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How to get Java 6 in OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)?

OS X 10.8 removed Java 6 and the Java Utilities switcher and made Java 7 the default jre making it hard for engineers like me who work exclusively on Java 6. How do I get back my Java 6? Note: I tried ...
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Why doesn't /usr/libexec/java_home recognize JDK 1.8?

I am trying to install a JDK 8 on OS X Mountain Lion (to experiment with the new lambda features). Starting point A machine recently updated from OS X 10.6 to 10.8, with $ sw_vers ProductName: ...
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Java Web Start launched in Finder says no JRE available. Works fine in console

Followed solution here - Java for OS X 2012-006: How to re-enable the Apple-provided Java SE 6 applet plug-in and Web Start functionality to restore browser java plug-in, works fine now. But still ...
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Why does the version of Java verified by Oracle differ from the version shown at the command line?

Questions Why do versions differ? Should we trust Oracle's verification routine? In some cases, the version verified by Oracle is different from the version shown at the command line. Example ...
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Install Older Versions of Java on OSX 10.8.1

I have a MacBook Pro Retina, running 10.8.1 and Java 1.6.0_35 I need to install some older versions of Java in order to track some bugs that my customers are seeing on older versions of Java. I ...