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Force reaping of java zombie processes on OS X 10.7

I have CrashPlan running on my MacBook Pro, and it went a little haywire. Essentially, it caused a fork bomb. Fortunately, I had an open Terminal window and was able to run this command: sudo ...
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Will the Java 7 JRE be pushed out as an automatic update to people running the Java 6 JRE? [closed]

I believe a precedent for this must exist... when the Java 6 JRE was released, were users of the Java 5 JRE automatically updated to Java 6 JRE? Or to put it another way, are automatic update capable ...
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Silent Java update check

How to have automatic Java updates without jusched.exe process running all the time in the background and with control when a check for the update should occur?
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Streaming Desktop using FFMPEG in windows

How to stream Desktop using FFMPEG in windows?? I have tried ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -i dummy and after that this to stream ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="Chicony USB 2.0 Camera" -r 30 ...
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Command Line from within Sublime Text

I recently switched from Notepad++ to Sublime Text 2, and it's amazing. There's one thing I'd appreciate and that's compiling my files from the same environment. Sublime text has a console and a ...
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Performance OracleJDK or OpenJDK

I am forced to using Java on my server and I am having a headache installing Java. I have an automated deployment script which installs the software and needs to be run to reinstall the server ...
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Revocation Information for this security certificate for this site is not available

I will randomly get a security alert window with a java logo that says the above, even if I'm not browsing the internet (I suspect java's auto-update or a number of other auto-updates for security ...
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Java Plugin a huge security risk? How to preseve Java plugin from privilege escalation?

Installing a regular Java plugin is IMHO a real security risk for non-IT people. Normally Java applets run in a sandbox and the applet cannot do anything harmful to your computer. If an applet, ...
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Good operating system/virtualization layer combination for running dual screen with XP in a vm instance?

I have a situation where my work computer has Outlook+Lotus Notes with draconian protection. Unfortunately this means that Eclipse development (meaning zillions of small files) gets very slow. I now ...
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Netbeans 8.0 - IDE Updates Fail

The Problem When I start Netbeans, it tells me that 21 updates have been found, and I have clickable action to update the IDE: The install fails and gives me these messages: What I've Tried ...
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Better syntax highlighting for Java in Vim?

I've found Vim to have fantastic syntax highlighting with my preferred color schemes for Ruby and Python, but whenever I need to write Java code, it's like I haven't even turned on highlighting in the ...
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Why does limiting my virtual memory to 512MB with ulimit -v crash the JVM?

I am trying to enforce maximum memory a program can consume on a Unix system. I thought ulimit -v should do the trick. Here is a sample Java program I have written for testing : import java.util.*; ...
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How do I combine multiple java buttons into a pile on the taskbar?

Does any one know how to have open java windows stack in the windows taskbar? I'm running a few (20) java apps and they don't combine therefore taking up loads of room on my task bar. Taskbar ...
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Launch jar files on 64 bit java in Windows 7

I wanted to run java programs on a 64 bit Windows 7 computer and I have a 64 bit Java VM. How do I launch the jar files via command line ? It seems that 64 bit Windows 7 have a seperation between 32 ...
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How can I find non-ASCII characters in text files?

Is there a tool that can scan a small text file and look for any character not in the simple ASCII character set? A simple Java or Groovy script would also do.
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Import Java Trusted Certificate to JRE

I need to install a certificate from a Java app to a lot of people. I want to use a one click program or batch file to import it as a Trusted Certificate(in Control Panel->Security->Certificate). Then ...
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2 Java updates needed?

The picture below is a cropped snapshot of the programs and features section of my control panel on windows 7. Notice I have 2 Java things (Update 22 and Update 24). Is this needed, or can I ...
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Java stopped working, javaw.exe at 100% CPU

Windows XP 32bit. Working fine for a long time. Recently, everything related to Java stopped working. Even the Java app in the Control Panel is not working anymore. Whenever anything Java-related is ...
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How to install Sun's JDK on CentOS?

I having difficult time installing Sun's JDK on CentOS. The default installing with "yum" is "openJDK", but I need to install Sun's JDK. Is there easy instruction out there I can use or any ...
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Is it safe to delete Java folders from C:\Users\(Username)\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java

I am using a Windows 7 64-bit PC. I have many folders in C:\Users\(Username)\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java with names of older Java versions like: jdk1.7.0_21_x64 jre1.7.0_45 jre1.7.0_25 These folders ...
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Windows 8 and Oracle Java JDK 7u9 - “This application is not compatible”

I have never seen this error on WIndows 8 so far, that's why I'm asking for help here. First of all, I managed to install JDK 7u7. The installer worked like a charm, and my Java applications run too. ...
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How do I update Java from a non-admin account?

On Windows 7, the JVM interferes with my work by bringing up a UAC prompt at random times when it notices that it needs an update. I can see how this nagging makes sense, so I type in the admin ...
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Flickering Java application GUI on windows 7

I am trying to use the jMonkeyPlatform to create a game, but the GUI of the application keeps flickering black on refreshes and resizes of the panels. I found issues on more programs that have this ...
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Mac OS X: Java Applet requests “unrestricted acces”

My bank has a Java applet that requests "unrestricted access" to my computer. Obviously, this seems a little 1984 to me... What happens when you allow this? Is the applet allowed (Root) access to ...
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Increase default font size of Java GUI applications?

Is there a way to increase the default font size for Java applications? I am using someone else's custom Java tool (no, I do not have the source) to perform text annotation for a research project. ...
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Java plugin in the browser doesn't work even though it is enabled

I installed the Java Development Kit (64-bit) recently and saw it includes the JRE plugin for 64-bit as well. But, since Firefox is 32-bit, I also installed JRE 32-bit version. This is what is shown ...
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Windows 7 unable to launch java control panel

whenever I click on java control panel, nothing happens. I did C:\Windows\System32>control java.cpl still nothing happens. I installed Java 6 update 24(the latest update), did not help. how do I ...
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Installing Java 1.5 on Ubuntu? [closed]

I already have Java 1.6, but I need to test something with 1.5. I have downloaded the .bin file from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index_jdk5.jsp using the Sun Download Manager. Now I want to ...
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How to ACTUALLY install Java on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu Server. From the terminal, how should I install JDK? In this guide it says to use this command: sudo apt-get install sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre sun-java6-jdk But on Suns website, ...
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How do I know if I have Java installed on Ubuntu

I am trying to install the FreeMind app (i know x2) on Ubuntu 9.10 but unsure I have Java. So, how can I verify that it is on my system?
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How can I disable Java in my browser?

A new Java 0-day exploit was discovered on 2012-08-26, and is out in the wild. It affects Oracle's Java on Windows, Mac and Linux desktops and affects all major browsers. Plenty of websites recommend ...
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How to install server JRE in windows7 64 bit?

I downloaded server-jre-7u21-windows-x64.tar.gz from the link http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/server-jre7-downloads-1931105.html Unzipped the .gz file and got file ...
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Do I have a Java Virtual Machine on my Windows 7?

How can I find out if there is Java Virtual Machine installed on my Windows 7?
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How can changes to Java Control Panel settings be saved?

I've just downloaded the latest JRE on a computer running a clean install of Windows 7. Now I want to do three things: disable automatic updating remove the icon from the system tray reduce the ...
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How do I pipe Java exceptions into a text file along with normal output?

When I use batchfile.bat >> logfile.txt command in the Windows commandline, it correctly outputs the normal output into the text file, but the Java exceptions get output to the console. Can I make it ...
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Installing Java in Firefox without admin privileges

I'd like to install Java in Firefox on Windows but I don't have administrative privileges on my machine. Any clue on how to achieve this?
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Cannot install Java 7 update 9 32-bit on Win 7 64

As there were several versons of Java on my laptop, I decided to uninstall them all and reinstall only the current version. I uninstalled all 64-bit and 32-bit versions using Revo Uninstaller. After ...
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Make My Own Made Java Based Text editor as default Text Editor in Windows

I have made a Text Editor in Java and I want to make it default text editor. Similar to Windows when it defaults to Notepad as the editor, and whose icon shows on all text files and double clicking ...
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How do I allocate more RAM to Java?

A java application I'm using keeps crashing, when I had a problem with a similar application I managed to fix it by allocating more of my RAM to Java. How do I do that? (I recently upgraded to 16 GB ...
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Where is java jre path specified in Windows 7?

I have java installed including jre 6 and 7 on Windows 7 64-bit. When I type java -version at the command line I get: C:\>java -version java version "1.6.0_22" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment ...
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How do I make a custom file extension open my java program?

what I'm asking is how to make any associated file type open my program with the corresponding data. For example, if you have a .doc file it opens Microsoft word with whatever is saved to that file. I ...
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Why do Java and Flash not use Windows Update? [closed]

Windows Update should be the central way to update any software on Windows, but it only updates Microsoft stuff. Java and Flash use independent ways to update. Flash is annoying when it opens a ...
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How to install java on a windows machine without having admin right?

I am currenlty working in a controlled enviroment where I dont have access to admin rights. Now, I am looking for some way to install Java on this vary machine. I have got a java installer. Is there ...
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Cannot install Java JRE on Windows XP workstation (possibly due to previous failed uninstall)

My Windows XP workstation at the office had several old versions of the Java JDK and JRE installed on it. I decided to install the newest Java JDK and uninstall the older JDKs and JREs. This resulted ...
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How web servers can find each other in a local network?

I would like to build a local network consisting of several computers each of which is running a web server. These web-servers should communicate with each other. But the problem is that IP addresses ...
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JAVA_HOME errors when run without sudo

Hello I am on Linux Mint 16 KDE 64. I have OpenJDK 7 installed and Oracle JDK 7 and if I run Intellij as a normal user I get: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in IDEA classpath. Please ensure ...
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java tries to update every day

I am running java on a win7 environment. The issue is that it asks for update every day but does not find any updates. Shouldn't it find out when is it that there exists something new to update to, ...
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Disable Java Hardware Acceleration in windows?

I have some issues with my graphics card and I want to disable Hardware Acceleration for java apps. Everything that uses HA is displayed blurry. I've seen some tutorials on how to set this parameter ...
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Eclipse crashed

I have Windows 7 64 bit OS, I was just using Eclipse Helios, before I restart my pc, after the restart I am not able to use eclipse anymore. when I click on the eclipse icon, it opens but while ...
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Why am I getting “display driver stopped responding and has recovered” when using Java applications?

During normal use of Java applications (including the Java configuration application accessed via Control Panel), my screen goes black and after a few seconds I get the error "Display driver stopped ...