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When I type java -version in terminal, I get

Command Not Found

What can I do?

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The Snow Leopard version of Java 6 Update 11 (Oct. 16, 2012) is available from Apple:

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 11

More generally, all recent downloads can be found here:

Apple security updates

Newer versions such as Java 7 won't install on any system below Lion (10.7.0), so you'll have to stick to the older version until either Oracle releases a working installer or Apple releases an upgrade (which is unlikely).

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Download Java from the following link http://javadl.sun.com/webapps/download/AutoDL?BundleId=69468.

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Doesn't this link always change based on the version? –  slhck Nov 3 '12 at 11:59
    
no this is the mac specific link :) –  PrivateSniper Nov 3 '12 at 12:00
    
java.com/en/download/manual.jsp is the full download list –  PrivateSniper Nov 3 '12 at 12:00
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The Java 7 you link to is for 10.7.2 and above and won't work on Snow Leopard. –  slhck Nov 3 '12 at 12:08
    
Ah, I didn't see the snow leopard tag, my bad. –  PrivateSniper Nov 3 '12 at 12:35

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