Widely-used object-oriented programming language, emphasizing portability.

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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to preload JVM to make starting of little one-shot java applications faster?

Expected algorithm: You start JVM without actual application (only telling it to load some jars), it loads and listens a socket and waits in a background. When you start the application ...
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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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Java sound doesn't work under Linux

I just installed Fedora 12 and after downloading and running the Java Sound Demo I get exceptions. If I run just a vanilla Java program that plays a .wav file it runs silently with no sound and no ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to enable Java Quick Starter (JQS) on Windows 7

I remember that Unix (Sun blades and Linux) did launch java apps instantly, especially if we compare to Windows. This was cool but now I call a java utility millions of times per second in the batch ...
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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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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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Java -version reporting wrong version on Mac OSX Mountain Lion

I just installed Oracle's Java version 7u7 on my Mac (running OSX Mountain Lion). However, when I run java -version it still displays the old version (6u29). How do I fix this? Do I even need to ...
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What is the Linux equivalent of Window's PATH

In Windows I set my PATH to point to my JDK bin folder so I can easily run commands that involve Java. What is the equivalent of this for Linux distros? I am using Linux Mint 13.
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netsh advfirewall => command not found

Because of the Java 7 firewall problem, I am trying to execute the following command as administrator but I get an error: netsh advfirewall set global StatefulFTP disable (German) "Der folgende ...
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Error while removing Java on Windows 7

I'm trying to uninstall Java from Windows 7. ERROR 1723.There is a problem with this windows installer package.A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run.Contact your support ...
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32-bit java dominates my PATH magically

I have a 32-bit Java installed just for Chrome and 64-bit Java JDK for everything else. When I type java -version in the cmd, the 32-bit Java answers: C:\>java -version java version "1.6.0_26" ...
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MTU setting ignored by Java socket on loopback

I've got a mtu problem. I did the following: root@sa-headend:/home/sa# ifconfig lo mtu 1500 root@sa-headend:/home/sa# ifconfig lo lo Link encap:Lokale Schleife inet ...
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If I need to install the latest Java SDK, what apt-get should I install?

I'm on Ubuntu Maverick. There are too many packages when I run apt-cache search java.
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eclipse adding java ant based project: Specified buildfile does not contain a javac task

I have a project that i wrote for apache tomcat. I started working with eclipse i want to import the project to eclipse ide. using eclipse 3.6.1. when i create a new project using : File -> New -> ...
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How to downgrade JRE's version in Ubuntu?

Currently I am having JRE 1.6.0_20. How do I downgrade it to JRE 1.6.0_17? How can I downgrade? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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Windows' “open with” with java and a jar file

I use the rest-client to test REST APIs. It is basically just a .jar file, that is called via java -jar rest-client.jar. The rest-client uses two file extensions, in my case .rcq, to store data in ...
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Package/Isolate browsers together with old Java versions?

I am in need to supply old Java versions (1.4, 1.5 and 1.6) for three different webpages which require the Java Plugin in those specific outdated versions. My environment is a Windows Server 2012 ...
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Copy Linux liveUSB causes errors with init.d scripts - Impossible..?

Please post your thoughts ideas or anything you may come up with. I would be very interested to see what anybody else is thinking. The Overall Problem When I install a simple Java application ...
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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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Updating from Java 6 to Java 7 on Mac

I am trying to install Java 7 on my Mac but after the install if I do a java -version I still see the old version... Can someone please help me out
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Why Java in Chrome browser is not actual

Chrome tells me:"The Java plug-in was blocked because it is out of date." I actualise it to newest version by .exe file on refered link http://java.com/en/download/index.jsp but Chrome still tells me ...
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Jabref will not start

When trying to start jabref, I see the following error WARN No appenders could be found for logger (org.java.plugin.ObjectFactory). log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly. Oct 31, ...
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java wont run under chroot cause it can not find shared libraries

i have openjdk and jRuby installed and running properly. however when i run exactly same environment under chroot, i get: error while loading shared libraries: libjli.so: cannot open shared object ...
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Can I use my own Java program as a command in Windows?

I've developed a Java program which does the same task as the ls command in Linux. After developing it, I was thinking about using it as a command in the DOS prompt. Does Windows allow this? If it ...
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Running 32bit eclipse on 64bit windows

I am trying to use a 32bit installation of eclipse on my 64bit windows machine. I have eclipse extracted to my C: Drive and Java installed in ProgramFiles(x86) When I go to start eclipse I get the ...