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Some applications have grey menu bar

When running (for example) a java application (Minecraft) in it's own space (in Mavericks) the menu bar disappears, but then a grey bar appears on top of the space. Is there anyway to fix this? It ...
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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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Where is Java installed in OSX Mavericks?

I am setting up Maven on my Mac but it is not working because the JAVA_HOME variable is not defined. I had expected the java installer to create this but alas not. Where is java installed so I can ...
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Suppress Java warnings

I'm using a website with a Java plugin (applet I think) that prompts me everytime I use it to access the local file system. These are the two pop ups: and: I already have the site in question ...
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Minecraft crashing on Mac OS with Java 8 - any fixes?

When I load or start a new game on Minecraft it crashes. It only happened after I installed Java 8. Minecraft Version: 1.7.10 Operating System: Mac OS X (x86_64) version 10.9.4 Java Version: ...
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Eclipse not starting on OS X 10.9.4

I am having troubles to start Eclipse on my Mac. I have been using Eclipse for a long time and it has been working but know, it doesn't start properly. I guess that's because I updated the OS of my ...
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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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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 - Downloaded app does not start

I'm trying to run an application downloaded from the internet (e.g., Jabref) but it seems that it fails silently. When I try to open it by double clicking it, nothing happens. When I use the terminal ...
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Java web launcher app starts vmware fusion virtual windows 7 machine

Whenever I try to start the app Java(TM) Web Start Launcher.app it actually starts a windows7 virtual machine from my installed VMware Fusion. This is really ennoying and I really need to get the ...
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Running Eclipse Luna using Oracle Java 8 on Mavericks

I am trying to run Eclipse Luna using Oracle Java JRE 1.8.0_11 on Mac OS X 10.9.4. I have added the following line to my eclipse.ini file: -vm /Library/Internet ...
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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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Is it possible to update java7 without first uninstalling java8?

on my macbook I've got java 6 through 8 installed and I happen to need and use them all, on a daily basis. Lately it has been bothering me that every time I want to install an update to java7 I need ...
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how to install a java 1.6 jdk on my maverick mac

I have jsd 1.7 on my machine and I want to install 1.6 as well I couldn't find a way to do so. Anybody know?
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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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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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How to locate UI Button for AppleScript using Accessibility Inspector

There are several articles here that address this question, but none offer the help to connect-the-dots. The attached screen shot shot shows Accessibility Inspector for the button in question, which ...
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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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What can edit an .ai files TEXT layer (besides Illustrator)?

so, i have CS6 on Mac (OS Mavericks). my Mac took a nose dive recently. long story super short... i have a new mac & re-installed my CS6 on it. but, in order to launch Illustrator, it requires ...
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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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How to add tools.jar to JDK 1.6 in OsX Maverics?

Running the maven script I am getting the error: Failed to execute goal com.sun.tools.jxc.maven2:maven-jaxb-schemagen-plugin:1.2:generate (default) on project smartdestinations-connect: Execution ...
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How do I set environment variables on OS X?

I have always difficulties setting the environment variables on Mac like JAVA_HOME, M2_HOME or PATH. How to set these on Mavericks OS X? I did some research but the answers I've found didn't really ...
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Easy alternation between different Java version installation

I currently have Java 6 installed on my system (please don't laugh) and we are moving to Java 8. So we have changed the main branch of our application to use Java 8, however, we need to support old ...
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Where is my java console on macosx

Running MacOsX 10.7.5 and java version "1.6.0_65" Do not find the java panel in the Preferences nor in the Utilities. Can I open the java console from the Terminal command?
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How do I install JDK 1.6 in Mavericks?

When I upgrade to Mavericks, it uninstalls Java 1.6. I can install Java 7, but for some applications and development work, I still need access to Java 6. How can I reinstall Java 6 in Mavericks? ...
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I installed Oracle Java JDK 8 but java command line is still reporting it is version 7

I installed jdk 1.8.0 u5, but the command line java is reporting 1.7: $ java -fullversion java full version "1.7.0_51-b13" $ which java /usr/bin/java $ ls -l /usr/bin/java lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel ...
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Java Certificate Issues

Overview We are building a JAVA Application that communicates data over secure HTTPS lines. Problem When we run our application from Eclipse/Terminal, via the command "java -jar ...
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Fresh install of Eclipse on 10.9.2 cannot access com.apple.eawt package contents

I just got a Mac so I am a total newbie (I picked one up because I was unable to successfully do Mac development on my Windows Machine). The machine I have is at OS 10.9.2 and I installed Eclipse ...
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Unable to get Oracle Java 8 on OSX 10.7.5

I downloaded the jdk-8u5-macosx-x64.dmg file from Oracle website: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html I go through normal process of installation and ...
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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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/Library/Java - deleted it, how to restore?

I'm having problems with long shutdown times and I read somewhere that deleting /Library/Java would solve it, so I did. It didn't do sh*t. What was the content of that folder (a screenshot might ...
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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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Java 7 Update 55.pkg can't be installed because its digital signature is invalid

I'm trying to install Java in order to use the Safari plugin. The "missing plugin" functionality redirects me to the Java download page, where I downloaded a file named jre-7u55-macosx-x64.dmg, which ...
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How can I allow a “development” program through the firewall?

I have an application (java) that I compile/run through netbeans, I want to access it from a different computer. Opening a port might be the best solution, though if so I'd like to be a little more ...
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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 do I run a jar when I double-click it?

So, I double click on my jar file and it just blinks a window with white screen then it disappears. After that, I right-click and select "Open with jar launcher" it is the same. too. I opened up ...
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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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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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Java applets in a browser on Mavericks?

Is it possible to run a Java applet in any browser in MacOS 10.9.2? Chrome does not work with Java applets because it's a 32 bit app and the Java plugin is 64 bit only. Firefox and Safari both should ...
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how to opn jnlp files automatically after download

I need to open JNLP files automatically after download just like in windows how can I do that I'm using OS X Mavericks
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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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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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Given its filesystem layout, how does the Oracle Java JDK 8 installation work?

This is not a naïve question; please bear with me. Can someone tell me how an invocation of /usr/bin/java on an Apple MacBook Pro from mid-2010 with both the Apple JDK and the Oracle 1.8.0 JDK ...
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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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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 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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What is the Home Folder under /Library/Java for?

I installed Java 1.7 from the oracle site. Looking at my folder structure, there is /System/Library/Java and /Library/Java. Under /Library/Java there is a Home symlink that goes to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...