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I just downloaded the latest Java SE Development Kit and tried to install it. The installer opens but then after clicking on install nothing happens. I know this is not very specific (not good with computers).

This is what I saw with command L

Oct 25 16:34:45 Dorians-MacBook-Pro installd[483]: PackageKit: ----- Begin install -----  
Oct 25 16:34:45 Dorians-MacBook-Pro installd[483]: PackageKit: Session UUID file exists - will not overwrite /var/folders/zz/zyxvpxvq6csfxvn_n0000000000000/C/PKInstallSandboxManager/38878AD3-2A7F-4DD3-A00F-FA5955F6CC33.activeSandbox  
Oct 25 16:34:51 Dorians-MacBook-Pro installd[483]: PackageKit: ----- End install -----
  • Mac Sierra 10.12.6, Java SE Development Kit 8u151 64 ( jdk-8u151-macosx-x64.dmg) I don't know what the difference are between Java Runtime or SDK. – Dorian Oct 25 '17 at 14:51
  • It's Java SDK didn't know the difference at first. – Dorian Oct 25 '17 at 15:00
  • JDK - Java Development Kit. JRE - Java Run-Time Environment. If you are going to compile and run Java programs, you need the JDK. If you are just going to execute Java programs, you need the JRE. – Allan Oct 25 '17 at 15:13
  • Problem is solved. – Dorian Oct 25 '17 at 15:58
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    @Dorian Add an answer with the solution to the problem so others who see this question can find it. – grg Oct 25 '17 at 18:05

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