Questions tagged [java]

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Fix Application launcher from Java 1.6 Legacy to Oracle Java 7

I'm using a Mac Pro 64bit Mojave. Is it possible to create a .command or .sh or some other low-effort "launcher" for a Java program where all of the compiled code is in the "plugins" dir that does ...
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Apache Netbeans 10 binaries not working

I have recently downloaded the Apache Netbeans 10 binaries from the Apache Netbeans (Incubating) site. I extracted the zip file to /Application/netbeans/. But when I try to run /Application/netbeans/...
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Install Jira: issue with java JDK

I am trying to install Jira which requires java JDK. I installed the latest Java JDK and it says it was successfully installed. However I get an error: Unable to locate an executable at “/usr/bin/...
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How do I get javaws to recognize and use alternate JREs that I have installed?

I have multiple JDKs installed. For one particular JNLP I need to make sure it is run with some older JRE. The Java Control Panel only recognises the latest version. How do I make it see the others ...
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Configuring application servers to run as service daemons?

Mac 10.9.5 here. I am trying to figure out how to configured my machine to run an executable (Java) app as a service/daemon, so that it is always running so long as the machine is on. Hence, this app ...
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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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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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Upgraded to 10.10.4 (from 10.8.5), now JNLPs don't open in finder?

I've finally upgraded from 10.8.5 to 10.10.4. But now double clicking on a JNLP file in finder no longer downloads and runs the (in the JNLP file defined) jars but takes me to the Oracle Java download ...
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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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Could not execute the java executable while running Play 1.2.1

I am facing this issue whenever I am trying to run Play 1.2.1 in my system. Previously, I had Play 2.0 in my system. I exported the $PATH variable so that $PATH contains the path to Play 2.0 directory....
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Java 6 doesn't work on OS 10.6.8

i don't understand and need some help: java doesn't work anymore for a few months and i don't know why. I have installed the latest version from apple, actually the 1.6.0_45-b06-451 on my imac 21,5" ...
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Problems installing Java 7 update 17

When trying to use my online bank, I was directed to the Java update site (again). I downloaded and installed Java 7 update 17, and the installer reported that everything was a-ok. Clearly, that was ...
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How can I figure out what's opening a Terminal window whenever I log in?

Whenever I log in to my Macbook, a terminal window pops up with what appears to be some Java CLI help text and a [Process completed] (or whatever) at the bottom. It doesn't cause any problems that I ...

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