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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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Signing an App that includes Java fails

I try to sign an app-bundle that includes the Java Runtime Environment 8 (JRE). From command line I run this command: codesign -s "Developer ID Application: My Company" /Development/MyApp.app I ...
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Why does Eclipse launch so slowly on Mac OS X?

I noticed sometime after updating to Yosemite that Eclipse now launches very slowly. It takes 30 seconds to a minute to get to the startup splash screen, and after that it spends a minute or two ...
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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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How to launch apps that require Java on Mountain Lion with only Java 7 installed?

Just got a brand new MacBook Air which shipped with Mountain Lion 10.8.4 and no Java installed. There is a /usr/bin/java, but running it would prompt me to install an Apple-distributed Java 6 runtime ...
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How can I prevent OSX upgrade messing up my apache ant install

I'm a developer that uses Apache Ant as part of my build environment, but every time I upgrade my Mac to a new version of the OS (such as Yosemite to El Capitan) it breaks the ant install it there a ...
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Why do my versions of Java differ?

If I brew --config, I see #... Java: 1.8.0_60 which is what my my OS X Java Control Panel reported until I recently updated. Now the control panel reports the new version Java 8 Update 65 but ...
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Iphone 4S jailbroken stucked in respring logo [duplicate]

I wanted to free some space on my Iphone 4S and I deleted the fonts folder from system. When I want to restore .ipsw with the iTunes gave me the error 3194 with internet, and 3004 without internet ...
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Couldn't open any java .jar application file after installing OSX Capitan

I couldn't open any java .jar application file after installing OSX 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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Java and El Capitan

I have installed El Capitan on my Mac, and whenever the mac boots, this screen appears. Note that this window appears many times while using the mac. Also, I have installed the latest java ...
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How to direct an app to use a specific Java version?

I got an Java application that does run under Java 1.8 without problems when I start its JAR directly. However on my Mac the JAR is wrapped within an app that demands me to install Java 1.6 -- which I ...
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ColdFusion 10 is failing with OS X El Capitan on iMac

After upgrade to OS X El Capitan, I installed Java 1.7. Then when I tried to access the ColdFusion configured sites I am not able to access them. I am able to start the server using command prompt but ...
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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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How can I uninstall JRE without uninstalling JDK

I have installed JDK to start coding, but it unfortunately comes with JRE which has serious security web browsing issues. Anyone knows how to uninstall JRE without uninstalling JDK? Thanks!!
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Disabling Java plug-in globally?

After following the instructions in this answer (briefly: Java prefs pane → Security → disable "Enable Java content in the browser") to disable the Java plug-in globally, I'm presented with an admin ...
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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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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 ...
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intellij scala does not work anymore after el captain upgrade

after I have updated to el captain I am having problems in running a scala project with intellij. When I run it I obtain the following error Error:Cannot run program ...
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I cannot open any .jar file

I am running Java 8 update 60 on OS X 10.11. Whenever I try to open any jar file, I get the error message: Java-JAR-file'filename.jar' could not open. The weird thing is that everything worked as ...
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Java update fails every time

Every time I install Java updates, I get the following error after the download completes: Update Error! An error occurred while downloading the update. Please try again later. How can I ...
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Juniper VPN silently dies at 2:52 minutes into session

I'm running Safari 7.1.8 on a Mavericks work machine and connecting to work thru a Juniper VPN. Last year Safari started killing the Network Connect after a few minutes. At the time the workaround ...
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How to enable Eclipse on OS X Yosemite?

I've just upgraded to Yosemite. I'm trying to run the latest version of Eclipse but I get an error saying that Eclipse cannot run on Java 6. Running java --version on Terminal gives me Java 8. Why is ...
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If I sign a JAR with a certificate from Comodo, will I still get warnings?

I have written a piece of software in Java that I would like to sell, however it is currently unsigned. When I first wrote the software it didn't matter too much, but I think OS X has upgraded since ...
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Wineskin - Problem with launching java programs

I am trying to launch a Java program that needs JRE 8. I tried installing it onto my wrapper with the installer, but it showed a message in the style of "Oops, no new executables found, maybe the ...
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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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Problem with installing Java: java: command not found

I just installed Java 8.25 but I'm still not getting 'legacy' applications to work. I tried verifying the version in terminal: manfred$ java --version -bash: java: command not found I think there's ...
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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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Installing octave-java from macports

I need octave-java installed. I tried using macports, but evidently I'm missing something here. I am running Yosemite. I already have octave installed, so I tried to install octave-java . . . $sudo ...
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How to update Java from 8 Update 31 to 8 Update 51 when install fails?

I'm trying to update Java on my Mac OSX Yosemite. In the Java Control Panel, it states: A critical Java security update is available. 8 Update 51 (57 MB) Your current version is Java 8 Update 31. ...
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El Capitan, Eclipse does not work

I had latest version of eclipse and JAVA on new OS X. Eclipse does not respond nor works. Any inputs to fix will be of great help.
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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 launch web start on 10.10 OSX

My wife is taking an online class and it says it needs to launch using Java Web Start. I've changed the endings from .ed files to .jnlp files and make sure I click open other and select Java Web ...