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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. ...