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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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Problems installing Java 7 update 17

When trying to use my online bank, I was directed to the Java update site (again). I downloaded and installed Java 7 update 17, and the installer reported that everything was a-ok. Clearly, that was ...
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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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Make Minecraft (or Java Preferences.app) run on Java 7

Minecraft (and probably some other applications) won't run on a System with the preinstalled Java removed and the current JDK 7 installed. I already symlinked the Java 6 directory to the current one. ...
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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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How to install Java 6 on Mac OSX 10.75

I am no longer finding Java 6 on my Mac. I suspect when I upgraded to OSX 7.5 it upgraded my Java. I am running an open source project that must be in Java 6. I can only find Java 6 for OSX 6 Is ...
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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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Setting JAVA_HOME on Mountain Lion

IS this line enough for setting JAVA_HOME in OS x mountain lion: /usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.7.0_17 --exec javac -version I have seen other solutions, but I can figure out how i should use them. ...
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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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Why is java always running?

I have a MacBook Air running 10.8.3. I have Java running almost all the time and it is consuming ~500 MB of RAM. I didn't start Java, and—as far as I can tell—nothing that uses Java is still running. ...
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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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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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Can I deploy Retina with any JAVA version at all?

I tried Java 7, then Java 6 (Apple's) but my Java (Swing) desktop applications behave as if I had a MacBook Pro instead of a MacBook Pro Retina. Is there any setting I need to change somewhere? Must ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How to install Java 7 next to Java 6?

I am using a MackBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.8.2. I currently have Java 6 installed: wdb-laptop:~ wdb$ java -version java version "1.6.0_37" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build ...
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How can I circumvent XProtect and re-enable Java Applets?

So, Apple has again updated their XProtect malware definitions to block Java Applets. Unfortunately, my wife's employer's VPN requires an Applet to be run in order to fully establish connectivity. She ...
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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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Java on Mountain Lion 10.8.2 pitfalls

I downloaded the latest version of Java from Oracle site and installed it on my mac. MacCris:~ cris$ java -version java version "1.7.0_11" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_11-b21) Java ...
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Is there an application to analyze this which application created a generic process in ram?

I noticed a generic "Java" process is using between 1-2GB of Ram after I upgraded to Mountain Lion. I know a lot of the apps I use require java. I have closed out all my apps and still it is using ...
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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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Safari always asks me to install the newest version of Java

I need to run an applet that requires the latest version of Java. Whenever I try to run that applet, it asks me if I want to install Java. So it sends me to the Java site and I download it. Then I ...
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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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Retina dsiplay support on Intellj Idea for Java /JavaScript development

I have seen this question on retina display issues while working with Eclipse on Macbook . I have a latest personal Intellij Idea License and would like to know your views of retina display support ...
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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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Uninstall Java Mountain Lion [duplicate]

How do I completely uninstall Java from Mountain Lion? I wanted to run Minecraft so I followed the system promps and I think I installed Java 7 and then Java 6. I couldn't get Mincraft to work for ...
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How to open a jar by default?

I had a question "How do I run a jar when double-click it?" But now I know that my computer is not set to open jars by default. Is there a settings in the mac that open jars by default? All the jars ...
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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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Which browsers with an integral Java runtime environment (JRE) can run that JRE on Mountain Lion?

I know that some old Netscape products included a Java runtime environment (JRE). (I'm not sure where to download the most recent app with that integration, I'll continue to look. ...
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“Minecraft” is damaged and can't be opened on Mountain Lion

I'm trying to run Minecraft on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. I downloaded the zip file (link here) from minecraft.net and unzipped it. Double clicked on the icon and it tells me, "Minecraft" is damaged ...
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How to reinstall Java 6, for development for Android, on Mountain Lion?

Requirement Java 6 for Android development on Mountain Lion. Question Is it possible? What can I do? I've looked everywhere for a way to do this and am unable to find any solution. Background ...
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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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How do I enable Java Web Start for ASDM Launcher (Cisco ASA management) in Mountain Lion?

I've been trying to get my Cisco ASA management software working and on Snow Leopard, it ran fine. However, even after installing Java manually on Mountain Lion (on my new Macbook Pro), I continue to ...
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Why does Java SE 6 Web Start (javaws) not find the JRE with Apple's Java for OS X 2012-006 on Mountain Lion?

In brief The JRE is installed but javaws can not find the JRE. What can I do on the command line to re-enable the web plugin for Apple's Java 6 in Chrome or Safari? I want to avoid Java 7. (We're ...
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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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“Pasting” text to Java applet through keyboard emulation

I have a Java applet that I need to paste lots of text into. However, the paste options doesn't work (neither keyboard shortcut, nor right-button menu). I'm looking for a way to emulate a keyboard ...
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Latronix KVM stopped working after last java update

I see this error when open jnlp file via javaws manually: java.lang.AssertionError: Threading violation: not AppKit thread Is there anything I can do with it?
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Re-Enable Apple Java 6 SE from Command Line?

So, I broke Java Preferences.app. I'm on Mountain Lion. I had Java 6 SE (the Apple-distributed JDK/JRE) and Oracle's Java 7u10 preview. Trying to get a stub app to launch with Java 7, I unchecked the ...
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Java Plugin for Chrome on OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2

I'm trying to use webex in Chrome. To click on webex links, I need the java plugin. However, it appears that a recent OS X Mountain Lion update removed the java plugin from my computer. When I try ...
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How can I switch between the two Java versions in Mountain Lion now that Java Preferences is gone?

I have two versions of Java installed with Mountain Lion: Apple's Java 6 Update 37 (Java for OS X 2012-006) Oracle's Java 7. The update from Apple removes Java Preferences. In another question ...
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Open in Low Resolution checkbox on Retina MacBook Pro checked and disabled

On a Retina MacBook Pro some Java applications (such as IDEA 11.1.3 that is supposed to support it) won't run in HiDPI mode. When I got to "Get Info" on the app, I can see that the "Open in Low ...
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Mountain Lion 10.8.2, Java Preferences has disappeared

I just installed the latest Java update from apple (Java for OS X 2012-006) and I was looking to have a look at what's going on with my java(s) with Java Preferences app (which used to live in ...