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How to 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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Mac App SQLDeveloper stuck in Dock after application closed, Process killed

I just started experiencing a bug where the SQLDeveloper 4.1.3 (latest) app icon freezes in the mac OS dock. This prevents me from relaunching the app without a hard reboot of the computer. ...
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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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Exception in thread “main” java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError (Trying run Alda on OS X)

I've hit a wall with trying to get Alda to run on OS X. It's an executable I downloaded from here; then, as per the installation guide on GitHub, I ran chmod +x alda on it, and then moved it to my /...
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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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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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How to uninstall Java SE 6 on OS X 10.11?

I found an old copy of Adobe CS4 that I had tucked away. I decided to install on my 2014 MBP as I was interested in running Illustrator for some vector images I was wanting to use. It required that I ...
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Can the Java SDK pop-up be disabled entirely?

Whenever an application attempts to use, or even check to see if Java is installed, a pop-up is generated that steals focus and tells you all about how to install the latest JDK. This is perhaps ...
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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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MEvent. Case! on Matlab running on Mac

When I try to two-finger scroll in a matlab window, I get the error MEvent.Case! The proposed solution (as posted on the Matlab forum) seems to work just fine for Matlab running on Linux !...
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to Yosemite and installed Java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (Chrome and Safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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“Failed to install SGD client” when accessing the secure global desktop from OS X

I am having an issue since I have upgraded to OS X Yosemite. I used to previously remotely access my work's Windows system from my Mac (OS X Mavericks). I had installed XQuartz and Java and was using ...
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Can't uninstall Java under El Capitan

Since installing El Capitan, I am not able to run Adobe Photoshop or Dreamweaver (old versions). I get the message "You need to install the legacy Java SE runtime" I am trying to uninstall Java and ...
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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 ~/Library/Preferences/com.oracle....
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How do I the Java updater on OS X? [duplicate]

I've disabled automatic checking for Java updates the Java Control Panel, but my changes are always ignored, as I can confirm by checking the control panel after making and saving my changes: How ...
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My IDE runs tests slower when in a different workspace

I am developing a server-side application using Java and OSX and quite often I have to run a rather large test suite to make sure everything is alright. I am using IntelliJ IDEA (Java-based IDE). ...
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If I install an older, deprecated Java runtime, will that mess up applications that use the current Java version?

I own a really old version of Photoshop. After I upgraded to El Capitan when I attempt to launch Photoshop I get a dialog saying... To open "Adobe Photoshop CS5.1.app" you need to install the ...
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How should I install JDK 8 on El Capitan?

I just installed JDK 8 to my machine but maven still thinks it is using JDK 6. % mvn --version Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: org/apache/maven/cli/MavenCli : ...
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Is there a Java IDE for iPad which can compile and run Java locally?

I'm about to have a coding session with some buddies. Problem is, one doesn't have a laptop. He's pretty new to programming so I was going to set him up something either on a rickety laptop or my iPad ...
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How can I automate taking screenshots of 10,000+ pages?

I am using mac OS X El Capitan and need to find a way to automate taking screenshots of 10,000 or more pages. The problem with all current solutions is that the webpage requires me to login using my ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 with Java 8?

Is it possible to run Adobe Illustrator CS6 with the current Oracle Java 8 rather than the legacy insecure Java 6 provided by Apple? I know this is related to this question where the generic answer ...
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Not able to install Netbeans IDE (PHP bundle) on OS X El Capitan

I am trying to install Netbeans IDE (PHP bundle) on OS X El Capitan. I am getting following error NetBeans IDE cannot be installed. This software can be installed with Java 7 update 10 or newer....
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Java 100 % CPU usage

I am using IntelliJ IDEA compiler for Java programming on my MacBook Pro 2015 Retina (Yosemite). When I run some Java program in my activity monitor appears Java process and takes 100+% of CPU. The ...
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Java/Scala programs running on my mac are slow

I'm using my Mac machine (Macbook Pro 2015, with SSD) for work, doing mainly Java/Scala development with it. The machine I'm currently using is about half a year old, fresh install, with some ...
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How to prevent “install java” popups

When I browse certain websites in Safari, I am frequently met with popups with instructions on how to install Java. But I don't want to install Java, especially not the plugin. How do I tell Safari to ...
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/usr/local/bin/ not found by Automator and Java but exists in Terminal [duplicate]

Automator Shell Script echo $PATH eval /usr/libexec/path_helper -s echo $PATH Results: after the first echo $PATH: /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin after the second echo $PATH: /usr/local/bin:/...
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Has anyone else seen /usr/libexec/java_home hang on Yosemite?

One of our build machines stopped accepting ssh connections recently. Because the build process did a failover to another machine we didn't notice for a while. I tracked it down to the /usr/libexec/...
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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’s the Java Shebang for OS X?

I just started using TextWrangler in place of Eclipse for writing Java programs. I found a script for testing Java programs in Terminal, but I’d like to handle everything right through TextWrangler. ...
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Open jnlp Java program with launchd

I'm trying to run a vendor provided jnlp app using launchd on a 10.10 Mac. I have a LaunchDaemon plist that opens a .sh script. This runs as root. This script has 2 main steps. Step 1 copies a csv ...
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Java 8, Update 73 not installing

I'm following the procedure on Oracle's website to install Java 8, update 73. When I get to step 5 in the procedure and click "Next," the installer window quietly shuts down without and without an ...
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Why does JDownloader use 9666/tcp on localhost?

I found 9666/tcp to listen on 127.0.0.1 on OS X. I use version 15.3.0 > nmap -sT 127.0.0.1 ...
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Running a 32 bit version of java? [duplicate]

I was recently was trying to use a library that needed a 32-bit version of java. I tried to get my version of java to use the 32-bit version by using the flag -d32. However, I received the error: ...
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I can't run Eclipse on Macbook on Yosemite: “Version 1.6.0_65 of the JVM is not suitable for this product.” and I have Java 1.8 (shows in settings)

I can't run Eclipse on Macbook on Yosemite: "Version 1.6.0_65 of the JVM is not suitable for this product." and I have Java 1.8. When I open settings I can see that version of Java is 1.8
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What causes the pop-up “To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment”

On OSX Yosemite an annoying pop-up comes up quite often saying: To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment I know the solution is to install java; however I'm ...
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./ vs normal execution

This is probably a question more for unix systems but because i have it on my Mac Pro i hope i will find an answer here : When i browse to /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_11.jdk/Contents/...
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Problems installing Java Runtime on Wineskin (ver. 2.6.2) for Mac OS X

I recently bought the classic rpg Temple of Elemental Evil on GOG.com for Mac OS X. The game came direct from GOG with a wineskin wrapper in order to run on OS X. I have installed the CO8 mod for this ...
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Disable auto-update of Google Chrome with Firewall?

I need to keep using an older version of Chrome to access an old work VPN which requires Java applets and for some reason crashes after several minutes when launched from Safari. The latest versions ...
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Couldn't open any java .jar application file after installing OS X Capitan

I couldn't open any java .jar application file after installing OS X El Capitan. The only message after opening always is: Java-Jar-File "ABC.jar" couldn't be opened. I installed both jdk1.8.0_65.jdk ...
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Install jdk 8 without admin privileges

Is there a way to install or run jdk 8 without admin privileges? I would like to compile a java project I have that requires jdk 8 on a computer that has only jdk 6 installed. I am not an ...
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Can I programmatically install a specific version of JDK (i.e. using command-line tools only) on OS X?

I know you can apt-get JDK on Ubuntu. Is there anything similar on OS X? It looks like Oracle requires you accept a license agreement on http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk7-...
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How to get rid of stale Java icons from application switcher & dock?

I recently started seeing "java" processes with the default Java icon sometimes stay in the switcher/dock after Java Web Start applications are closed (OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks). This may have begun with ...
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Intellij KeyMapping is acting weird

I am new to mac so apologies if i am asking a stupid question. I just installed Intellij idea on Mac OS El Capitan and it is acting weird. This issue is only in Intellij so i am assuming that perhaps ...
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How to install JLine on MacBook Pro?

I have installed Jess (Command Line Inference Engine) and need to install JLine in order to be able to use arrow Key to see previous commands. I followed the installation guide on JLine, but its not ...
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Is it possible to set the JAVA_HOME env in El Captitan?

I am unable to set the JAVA_HOME environment variable osx. I added the following line to my .bash_profile export JAVA_HOME=`/usr/libexec/java_home` and sourced it afterwards; yet when I printenv or ...
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How do I install Apache Tomcat 7.0.x on Yosemite? [closed]

I am a junior-level developer beginning to work on a project that requires me to use Apache 7.0.x, and I'm running Yosemite with a Windows 7 VM. When I did some research on how to get Apache, I ...
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Open Java .app application bundles with double click on a Mac without Apple's Java 6

In short: On a mac with a clean installation of Yosemite, doubleclicking a compiled Java mac-style .app application bundle fails to launch the app, unless Apple's Java 6 is installed, even if the ...
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What is the content of the $CLASSPATH variable in El Capitan?

I installed OS X El Capitan and, along with it, Oracle's Java 8 SDK. I've already verified that, using java -version, java is correctly installed. I need to add some user classes to the file path, but,...
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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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Yosemite keeps asking to install Java runtime, while it's installed

I was prompted to install JRE version 8 after upgrading to Yosemite on the family 2010 21" iMac. After I installed it (and checked whether the correct version was installed on the site of Oracle) it ...