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How to install Java 6 on OSX 1.5 Leopard

Apple doesn’t support java 6 on OSX 1.5/Leopard instead on 1.6/SnowLeopard. Thx God, after googling i found one project, that port Java 6 to MacOSX 1.4-1.5. Ok. Let’s start :

  1. Download the JDK from
  2. extract and copy/move to appropriate installation location
  3. edit /Users/myuser/.profile add this line : export PATH=/soylattelocation/:$PATH
  4. from terminal type command : sudo ln -sf /soylattelocation/bin/* /usr/bin this command will create links to /usr/bin
  5. type command : java -version
  6. Yeaaa.. Java version “1.6.003-p3” Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.003-p3-landonf19aug20081455-b00) Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 1.6.003-p3-landonf19aug200814_55-b00, mixed mode)