Archive for category: Java

One way to be autopkging the Jenkins

One way to be autopkging the Jenkins

Picking up where we left off with Jenkins, let’s look at one possible workflow to get autopkg projects working. Specifically when paired with Munki, this requires a bit more thought, but the Jenkins ‘workspace’ model and sane use of variables allows us to make one all-purpose script for most contingencies […]

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Running Java 7 in a VMware Fusion 10.8.x VM

For those of you who do application testing inside of an OS X VMware VM, you may have noticed that Java does not work properly.  Rich has a good summary of the status of running Java inside a VM and even a fix that VMWare has provided which patches Java […]

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Digging in to Java 7: Poor LaunchDaemon Usage

Tim Sutton has a post that talks about how Java 7 uses LaunchDaemons in a very poor fashion.  The amount of poor scripting and LaunchDaemon usage is quite sad.  It makes one wonder how Java 7 works at all on OS X.

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All the dirt on disabling Java 7 updates

If you wanted to know everything there is to know about disabling Java 7 updates, then head over to Tim Sutton’s blog to check out his latest post.  He goes through all the details surrounding the updater and various ways to disable updates for it.

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Managing XProtect Settings for the Java Browser Plugin

Several different methods for managing XProtect settings have surfaced since rapid fire Java and Flash updates were released over the past few weeks.  Some methods disable the auto update feature of XProtect and require that you manually update the XProtect settings.  Rich Trouton came up with a method for managing […]

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Enabling the Java 6 Plugin

With the increased rate of Java vulnerabilities as of late, it has been a real chore keeping track of what needs to be done with Java for your organization.  If you use Java-based apps or webapps and you can not just disable all the plugins, you must have some way of […]

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