Changing Java Version to 1.5(5.0) in Mac 10.4.6

Posted by Editor | 10/10/2011 12:08:00 pm | 0 comments »

Default Java version in Mac 10.4.6 is 1.4, but is pre-loaded with 1.5. Just follow the below simple steps to change your Java version to 1.5:

Changing Java Preferences

Step 1. Go to Finder->Utilities->Java and open Java Preferences
Step 2. Move Java 1.5/5.0 to the first position/Select 1.5/5.0 from the drop down
Step 3. Save and Close

Modify CurrentJDK

Step 1. Open Terminal
Step 2. Type cd /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/
Step 3. Type sudo ln -fhsv 1.5 CurrentJDK
Step 4. Open a new terminal
Step 5. Type java -version, you will see 1.5 as the current version


Enjoy!

P.S. You can follow the same instructions for changing to other versions too.


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