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Figure out which app is using Java

If I check my activity monitor there is an instance of java that is constantly taking 5% CPU or more. I know that there is some app that are using java on my system and therefore my question is: Is ...
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How to disable/bypass Safari outdating/blocking/disabling plugins? [duplicate]

Although I wrote the question in a general way, my example is pretty specific. Tonight, as soon as I got into a site that uses Java, Safari told me (nice alert window, though :-)) that Java should be ...
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Java WebStart fails on Mac OS Mountain Lion

After searching several hours for a helpful hint on support pages and FAQs that really (!) work this question: I need Java WebStart for an application that works on MAC OS X (Mountain) Lion. So far ...
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IBM JRE on Mac?

For some uses such as communicating with Weblogic or WebSphere application servers from Windows or Unix, I have to use the IBM JRE. Does such thing exist on Mac? and/or how can I do that (except for ...
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Java won't work in Chrome/Safari/Firefox, but does in Terminal

I've updated to Oracle's 1.7 64-bit beta, and this is what my Java Preferences window looks like (you will note that the webapp checkbox is checked and I've restarted my machine since checking it): ...
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Mac OS X 10.6 includes Java 6?

The default install of Mac OS X 10.6 includes Java 6, or is it still Java 5?
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Accessing Java Applets on website in iPhone 4S

Is there any way, without jailbreaking, to open java applets on websites on an iPhone? I want to open a java based online ssh service (applet) : http://www.cryptzone.com/products/agmindterm/ I will ...
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Mac OS: Some apps (mostly java) are very slow at first loading

System: Macbook Pro Duo 2.4Ghz, 4GB, Snow Leopard I first encountered this problem when running eclipse. When I first run it after every reboot or waking up, it painfully takes > 7 min to load. The ...
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Why is Java using so Much Real Memory?

Java is consistently listed as using 700MB of real memory. That is a nice chunk of change on my 4GB iMac. I don't even know that I am running a Java Application, ever. Any ideas?
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Unable to locate an executable at “/usr/bin/java/bin/java”

I am having an issue with Java in my Mac (OS X 10.7.3). Previously I installed it and it was working fine. After some changes in the .bash_profile and .profile file in the course of time, I am having ...
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How to update Java JRE in Lion?

Sofware update says everything is up to date, however Java Preferences says it's running Version 6 Update 29. The Java website says there is a newer version: Version 6 Update 31 with critical ...
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Special keyboard keys

I have this applet made in java, which relies on the users keycode input. The case is that I have to press "Insert" for a function, which doesn't exist on the keyboard. Another function requires the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How can I find my Java directory in 10.8.3?

I'm trying to run a Lejos application on an NXT. For it to work I need to set up a profile page with the path of Java. I know that Java doesn't come pre-installed on my Mac version, so I downloaded a ...
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Can't open Java Preferences with Oracle Java 7 installed

I have both Oracle Java 7 and Apple Java 6 installed. Apple Java 6 is disabled in Java Preferences. Now, when I try to launch Java Preferences I get a "Cannot launch "Java Preferences - No compatible ...
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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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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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Using Oracle Java 7 without the plug-in

I need Oracle Java 7 for software running on my Mac, but do not wish to have the plug-in available in my web browsers. How can I accomplish this configuration and maintain it across Java upgrades?
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How should I manage different version of Java (JRE and JDK) on Mavericks?

I would like to know what the best way would be to have multiple versions of Java (both JRE and JDK) installed on Mavericks, and also the best way to be able to use these version with Eclipse. ...
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Is Java for OSX 2013-005 from apple a JDK6, or just a JRE?

I'm setting up my android development environment, and could run all my configurations (eclipse + android sdk) with either jdk from oracle,or java for osx 2013-005 from apple. when I installed Java ...
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Is Java 6 on Mavericks safe to use?

I have some web applications (java applets) which have trouble running with Java 7 and java 64 bit. The tech support wants me to install Java 6 and disable Java 7, here are the instructions: ...
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Where did the update notifications for Java and Safari 6.0.4 go?

Yesterday my Apple Store came up with the list of new updates available, including Java and Safari 6.0.4. Since it was late I decided to wait till this morning to do the update. Now the same list ...
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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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How can I keep Java 7 up to date?

As far as I understood Apple provides only Java 6 for Mountain Lion. Here I found how to install and use Java 7. However I suppose that by installing Oracle Java it will not be update by means of ...
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How do I increase the heap size for Netbeans and any app run via Netbeans?

I'm trying to run a well-coded algorithm that tries to solve an NP-Hard problem via NetBeans but I'm running out of heap space. Is the heap space I'm running out of specific to Netbeans? If so: how ...
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How can app file be treated as a file in Package Explorer for Mac OS X?

Can I customize Package Explorer to treat a folder as a file? Actually, I want to keep a .app file in my project as a file. But when I keep it in Eclipse, it is treated as folder. Can I change this ...
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Java3d applet won't render on Lion

I have no idea what's the problem, but Java3D isn't rendering in applets. For example if I go to this page: http://www.java3d.org/howto.html and I see the first applet but not the second one. Also ...
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Web Start application management?

After the latest update Mac OS X Lion, I think that Apple disabled Java applications by default. When I try to run one, I get the following dialog: If I choose to "Enable" it, how would I disable ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How do I make my list filter in Java usable in Automator as a service?

A friend of mine has written me a small Java application that is used to filter two lists of words (used for work sadly). Currently I would run the application in the terminal like so: java ...
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How to migrate from JRE 1.6 to JDK 1.6?

My Mac Mountain Lion came with JRE 1.6. However, I would like to have the full JDK. I read somewhere that for that on Mac it is better to consult Apple rather than Oracle for downloads/install ...
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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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Need JDK6, but JDK7 won't go away!

I'm running Lion (10.7), and need to use JDK 6 for development, but previously I had installed JDK 7 and I can't seem to get it uninstalled. I ran the JDK 6 installer and seems to be installed in ...
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How to reenable Java Preferences

After installed JDK7, I disabled Java 1.6 in Java Preferences. Then I found the system cannot launch jars by new JDK 1.7, so I want to reenable 1.6, but I cannot relaunch preference again, it told me ...
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Java Applets refuse to work in Safari or Firefox

Mac OS X 10.7.5 Safari 6.0.2 Firefox 18.0.1 Java 1.6.0_37 64 bit Firefox Java Applet Plugin v 1.6.0.37 Safari Preferences has the "Enable Java" box checked. Firefox has the Java Applet Plug-in ...
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Where can I find the latest java update for Mac OS systems prior to 10.6?

I have a couple of old Macs that run old versions of Mac OSX and I want to protect them from the recent Flashback malware. Has Apple produced a java update for systems Prior to 10.6 (snow leopard)? ...
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Is it reasonable to assume Jar Launcher is set up to run jar files from Finder on OS X 10.5+?

I have a jar file containing a swing application that needs to run on Windows, OS X and Linux. At the moment, Windows users are launching it from explorer, and Linux/OS X users are running a shell ...
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Downgrading from “Java for OS X Lion Update 1”

I recently ran Software Update and installed "Update 1" for Java for Lion. Unfortunately this broke about the only thing I use Java for - a webcam applet to check conditions at a ski area. The applet ...
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Xcode and python and java

I just installed Xcode 4. Everything seemed fine, but then, after poking around, I found that the ability to create Python and Java (And probably more) projects was missing. I asked Apple in apple ...