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Uninstall Oracle Java using the TerminalNote: To uninstall Java, you must have Administrator privileges and execute the remove command either as root or by using the
sudo tool.Remove one directory and one file (a symlink), as follows:Click on the Finder icon located in your dockClick on the Utilities folderDouble-click on the Terminal iconIn the Terminal window Copy and Paste the commands below:
sudo rm -fr /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin
sudo rm -fr /Library/PreferencePanes/JavaControlPanel.prefPane
sudo rm -fr ~/Library/Application\ Support/JavaDo not attempt to uninstall Java by removing the Java tools from
/usr/bin. This directory is part of the system software and any changes will be reset by Apple the next time you perform an update of the OS.
Can I restore Apple Java 6 after uninstalling Oracle Java?Yes, see the instructions on the Apple website Restore Apple Java 6. If you have JDK 7 or later versions installed on your system and you want to restore Apple Java 6, then those JDK versions need to be uninstalled first. See the instructions to Uninstall JDK.
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Uninstall JDKTo uninstall JDK 7 and later versions, you must have Administrator privileges and execute the remove command either as root or by using
sudo. See the instructions to Uninstall JDK.