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IT people won't install Gephi bc of Java problems

Postby bfbraum » 22 Aug 2013 22:36

All,

I'm trying to use Gephi in an online course on data visualization, but my IT folks won't install it on the lab computers. The response I get is,

There is a problem with Gephi. It requires an older version of Java to work. There have been numerous security problems with Java which have been fixed by updates, so for security reasons we need to keep the latest Java version installed. The developers are aware of this and are working on it. Hopefully this will be fixed before fall term.


Fall term is upon us... is there any prospect that I'll be able to use the program soon?

Thanks!
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Re: IT people won't install Gephi bc of Java problems

Postby admin » 22 Aug 2013 22:48

Hi,

We are working on a solution: currently one of our libraries requires an old version of Java to work propertly on Mac OS. It is a low-level component and we had difficulties in upgrading it, however you can test the development version of Gephi on a Mac with Java 7 and see if it works:
https://github.com/gephi/gephi
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Re: IT people won't install Gephi bc of Java problems

Postby JoseManuel » 08 Oct 2013 15:30

Hi,
Has this issue with Java 7 in Mac 10.8.5 been solved?
Please let me know?
Thanks!
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Re: IT people won't install Gephi bc of Java problems

Postby stesin » 16 Apr 2014 09:26

Got the same problem here on Windows machine. We are all-Java-1.7 shop and freshly downloaded Gephi uses 1.6. This way Neo4j plugin does not work, it requires 1.7. :(
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