Note: Oracle purchased Sun, the creator of Java, in - references to 'Sun Java' should therefore be considered equivalent to 'Oracle Java' for the purposes of discussion.
When encountering "strange" problems with Vuze, the first thing to do is to check that Java itself works normally. Vuze is a Java program, which runs on top of a "Java virtual machine" runtime program. You have either installed Java separately, or Vuze has installed it automatically for you. Note: You can copy-paste that system summary text with mouse, so that it can be attached to a bug report or forum discussion.
Depending on your operating system and its settings, the installed Java may end up at some non-regular place, and that may cause trouble later when you try to update Java. If you notice that there is a Java JRE installed in such a place, you might consider deleting it and reinstalling the newest Oracle Java to the normal place. Based on forum discussion , it may even be that the Oracle Java version checker checks the normal Java version, but does not notice the special Java installed by the Vuze installer.
Installation & System Requirements
Evidence of that private Java JRE is e. If you have installed Vuze but it is crashing or behaving strangely eg. You must be running as an administrator to be able to install Java successfully. If your regular user account is a limited user following the best practices for safe computing , you will need to temporarily switch the account to an administrative user in order to install Java successfully. See the previous note for instructions on installing Xcode.
After this installation, you can find out if you have Subversion by typing svn --version at the command line. Ant is a build script interpreter — loosely a Java- and XML-based alternative to the make command on Unix systems.
It can be downloaded from Apache's Web site. Once installed, you should follow Apache's installation recommendations for setting up your environment. According to the Ant installation instructions, the ant executable script will not work correctly in older Windows systems if Ant is installed in a location with a long filename. See the Ant Manual for details. Ant is installed with the Xcode Tools. See the previous note for details.
Once you've installed these programs on your system, you'll need to ensure that your command-line environment is set up properly. Because shells vary widely in the conventions they use, you may need to familiarize yourself with the idiosyncrasies of your particular platform.
On Unix systems, the environment variables can be set by modifying a login script file. Assuming you are running a bash shell, you can see how your environment is currently set up by typing env. You can also use which to test the PATH variable — for example, which ant will print a full path to the ant executable if Ant is correctly set up.
It is important to check the current settings before making changes. To make changes to the default environment settings, edit or create the. Under bash , an environment variable is set with a command like the following:. After making changes, you will need to open a new terminal window before the settings will take effect.
Each version of Windows has a slightly different method for setting environment variables. In most cases, you can select System in the Control Panel or choose Properties after right-clicking on My Computer , and then find a button for Environment Variables usually on the Advanced tab. You may need to log out and back in before your settings will take effect. When prompted for password, enter your system password to complete.
If Java runtime is not installed, you are prompted to install when you first launch any Adobe product. Follow the onscreen instructions in the Java required notification dialog box to install. Use the following method to initiate the Java runtime installation or confirm if it is installed.
Java SE 8 on Mac OS X – Oliver Dowling
Would you like to install one now? It is now an optional install that you must select. Since current Adobe installers and applications were built before these changes by Apple, Adobe software anticipates that Java is installed. Adobe and Apple have worked together to ensure that you can install Java at OS install time. Or it can be installed later before you install Adobe applications.