Mac os install java 8

Introduction

The best approach to install Java on the Mac is to get the latest version of Java JRE directly from Oracle. This is fairly straight forward and you can either initiate the process from the terminal application in macOS or by going directly to the Java download page on Oracles website. Open the Terminal app and type the following: java. Download Java for OS X 2017-001 Java for macOS 2017-001 installs the legacy Java 6 runtime for macOS 10.13 High Sierra, macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.11 El Capitan, macOS 10.10 Yosemite, macOS 10.9 Mavericks, macOS 10.8 Mountain Lion, and macOS 10.7 Lion.

Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE) which provides the platform for computer programming. It is the most used java programming platform which contains a base workspace and provides the programming environment for other languages also like C, C++ via external plugins.

In this tutorial, we will learn the steps involved in the installation of eclipse on MacOS.

Prerequisites

  • MacOS
  • Login as an administrator on terminal.

Installation

Installation of Eclipse on MacOS includes several steps described below.

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1) Download the latest version

This step involves downloading the latest version I.e. eclipse oxygen (by the writing of this tutorial). To install eclipse on our MacOS, we must download the latest version of eclipse by visiting its official website or simply clicking the link http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/technology/epp/downloads/release/oxygen/1a/eclipse-java-oxygen-1a-macosx-cocoa-x86_64.dmg . The downloaded file exists in disk image file(dmg) format which is to be mounted first to get started with the installations.

2) Mount the dmg file

The dmg file which is downloaded from the official website of eclipse needs to be mounted first to the volumes directory. Hdiutil command can be used with the mount option to mount the file into the volumes folder. The process is shown in the image.

3) Copy Eclipse.app into Applications

After mounting the file, Eclipse.app is created inside /Volumes/Eclipse. This is an application file which needs to be copied to the application directory. The file needs to be unmounted after its deployment into the application directory.

4) Unmount the file

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Unmounting the file simply involves ejecting the installer. For this purpose, unmount option is used with hdiutil command.

Well, we have successfully installed Eclipse oxygen on our MacOS.

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Mac Os Install Java 8

  1. Verify whether you have the current version of Java through the Java Web Site:
    http://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp
  2. If you do not have the current version of Java, go to the Download Java for Mac OS X page: http://www.java.com/en/download/mac_download.jsp?locale=en
  3. Review the End User Agreement, then click Agree and Start Free Download. The file will save to the Downloads folder of your computer.
  4. On your computer, locate and open (double-click) the Java for Mac installer (jre-7u9-macosx-x64.dmg). A Finder window will open and display the contents of the installer.
  5. Double-click the JavaForMacOSX10.7.pkg file and follow the wizard’s prompts to install the program on your computer.
    Note: You may be asked to enter your computer’s administrator password as part of the installation process. This is not your UMass Amherst IT Account NetID or password, it is the password you use to log into your Mac. If you do not have administrator privileges for your computer, contact your IT administrator.
  6. A confirmation message will appear when the installation is complete. Click Close to exit the Java installer.

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