Java, the cross-platform programming language created by Sun Microsystems and now owned by the Oracle company

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Installing 64-bit java on Mac OS X Lion?

When playing Minecraft 1.0, a java-based game, when I switch the rendering options to "Far", the game shows a message saying that memory usage for the game might be too high in Far rendering mode, and ...
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Can't start eclipse on a Mac OS X 10.7.2

I've been trying to start eclipse IDE on my Mac for a while, I downloaded different versions and no one works. I'm sorry if there is something I missed. Here is the log: !SESSION 2011-11-23 ...
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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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How can I keep a Java-based pop-up open even when its parent page is closed?

I'd like to run the Java client for Runescape but want to quit Safari while the Java pop-up is open. How can I do this? My idea was finding out the URL of the client and running it through the java ...
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I can't install Netbeans in lion

Netbeans is my usual IDE for developing.Today I formatted my mac and install a new lion.When I wan't to install netbeans,It I stuck at disk selecting step.I cannot choose my hard drive,the information ...
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How do increase font size of Eclipse globally?

I'd like to know how to increase the font size for Eclipse so it adjusts the whole GUI to not look so darn small on my screen. For NetBeans there is the --font-size switch which can be set in ...
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Uninstalling Java on Lion

I recently installed the Java runtime (through Software Update) and enabled the Java browser plug-in and WebStart on Lion, but I don't need them anymore. Unchecking "Enable Java" in Safari ...
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Java applications (eg.Netbeans&Eclipse) constantly quit unexpectedly

After upgrading to Lion and installed the Java runtime for Lion, Netbeans and Eclipse became very unstable. They quit unexpectedly very frequently. I tried reinstalling Java, I tried reinstalling ...
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Is there any reason why I shouldn't install Java?

I know that you can improve performance and battery life by not having Flash on your Mac. Is there any similar advantage to not installing Java?
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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 ...
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Add new font to Java JRE so java can recognize it

I'm using a java program with a dropdown box to select some fonts to use. I want to add a new font into this list. The manufacturer said that I had to add the font file to my jre/lib/fonts directory, ...
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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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JarInspector not working in Lion [closed]

This app: http://www.codeland.org/ doesn't work in Lion. The error is is jarinspector[26313:707] Unable to find class: com.cgerdes.ji.JarInspectorApplication, exiting Is this possible to fix, or is ...
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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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All of my Adobe CS4 apps beachball in Lion and will not run at all

I upgraded my laptop to Lion last night. I decided to not upgrade my Mac Pro yet in case I ran into issues. Turned out to be a wise move, because while things went smoothly for the most part, I did ...
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How can I make Vuze work with Lion? (It cannot transfer any data)

I'm having a bit of trouble with Vuze after installing 10.7 (and the JRE.) Vuze can connect to seeds and peers, but no data will transfer! That makes it a bit useless. So far I have tried: Running ...
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How do I uninstall Java?

I have several Java installations on my machine: $ /usr/libexec/java_home -V Matching Java Virtual Machines (6): 1.6.0_24-b07-334, x86_64: "Java SE 6" ...
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Vuze cannot transfer any data [closed]

I'm having a bit of trouble with Vuze after installing 10.7 (and the JRE.) Vuze can connect to seeds and peers, but no data will transfer! That makes it a bit useless. So far I have tried: Running ...
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Why is Java virtual memory reservation so high? Bug?

On my Mac Os 10.5.8 Server, Java is reserving 16,777,216TB (about a third more then the sum of all human knowledge -eek!) of virtual memory. I know it's not really reserving this (it would be pretty ...
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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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Strategy for storage on Mac Pro with SSD

I've switched my 2008 MacBook Pro to SSD, and love the speed increase. I'm now keen to do the same on my 2007 Mac Pro desktop. I've currently got 1Tb + 2*500Gb disks installed. My strategy is to go ...
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How to fix broken Java header files?

I have an Apple laptop running 10.6.7 and I somehow managed to get into a situation where Java header files are actually (empty) directories. The laptop came with 10.6.7 pre-installed. I ran "Software ...
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Java developer planing to buy Mac

I'm mostly a Java developer and have been developing on Linux for the past 5 years. I'm pretty happy with Linux but time to time I need to run proprietary software that is not supported on Linux so ...
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Cannot open Java Preferences

I don't know what the problem is. I recently went to Lion (Developer Preview) and restored a fresh new copy of 10.6. I later updated everything and then tried to open Java. It keeps giving me this ...
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Can a standalone JDK 1.5 run on Snow Leopard?

There's a bug in JDK1.6 in Snow Leopard that's affecting Netbeans. I could solve this issue by using JDK1.5, but I noticed that /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5 links to ...
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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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How do I enable the Java console in Firefox?

I'm using MacOSX 10.5.8 and the default Java provided by Apple (e.g. /usr/bin/java -> /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/Current/Commands/java). My web browser is Firefox 3.6.12. ...