Java Runtime Environment/How to install
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How to install a Java Runtime Environment at your platform
If you are not interested in running applets inside the web browser you might choose not to install any browser plugins/extensions. They are not needed for running Java desktop programs but frequently pose a security risk. You also could disable the browser plugin afterwards or use your browser's controls to disable or enable.
Mac OS X
- Java 7 and later is not provided by Apple. You must download it on Java.com. Follow this guide if you have any questions.
- "Information and system requirements for installing and using Oracle Java on Mac OS X" at java.com.
- Use your distribution's package installer/manager to install a Java VM (JRE). This will automatically keep the Java version updated. Often the JRE from OpenJDK, the free software version of Oracle's implementation, is available there. Distribution-specific instructions follow.
- Or install Java Runtime from Java.com.