This opens Eclipse without requiring the separate download of the legacy Java SE 6 files. Larry Kyrala Larry Kyrala 2 2 gold badges 6 6 silver badges 16 16 bronze badges. This is the best answer. The Installer launched without requesting Java 6.
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But then it threw a NullPointerException and then hung. I already had the latest JDK and I still get the annoying message Worked for me! I didn't want to install the legacy Java 6 or manually mess with configuration files so this was the best solution, even though I don't intend to develop in Java either.
This is actually the only correct answer! Actually, you will get to this answer as soon as you do java -version according to Larry Kyrala's answer and realise you have to install the JDK at least I got the message.
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So thanks to both Larry and Daniel OK, I did vote for this answer which was a quick solution, and worked. Seems like there has to be a better solution than downloading 80MB of software that isn't used.
Thanks for links, etc. It's a significant security hole on your system and any solution that involves installing Java 6 this late in the game must be the wrong one.
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This got me part of the way there. I then needed to go here: oracle. For Mac I needed to download jdk-7umacosx-x Aniket Thakur Mark Chackerian Mark Chackerian 11k 4 4 gold badges 79 79 silver badges 75 75 bronze badges. Installing latest JDK works. The problem can also be fixed installing the latest the development version of Java 8u If you have issues to download it using Safari, you can try Firefox. Your email address will not be published.
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