Note: I'm also trying to use it on a Mac. I have no interest in putting
the JDK on my Mac, but at this point I have not been able to pass in
arguments. Mac uses a thing called the "Jar Launcher" which knows how to
find the JVM, but apparently does not pass arguments to it. I think I can
manage to get this to work with an appropriate script yet, but have not
totally done that. I'd like to know how Jar Launcher knows where to find
the jvm. I think I know where it is, but it looks like it is in a browser
plugin; no idea if it would be in a consistent location for Safari, Chrome,
If anyone knows this stuff, please let me know.
Oh, and let me just say that you can search all you want on Google for
this; everyone that answers seems to have JDK installed. In that case, you
can just type 'java' to get the JVM and all is well. I want to know
WITHOUT the JDK.
On Sun, Apr 1, 2018 at 7:09 AM, Peter Green <peteragreen(a)me.com> wrote:
Many thanks for your help Chris.
On 1 Apr 2018, at 02:52, Chris Thompson
Glad you are running it on the Mac. The instructions are dated and
Apple's Java which was stuck at 1.6 and the only version that
worked as an App. If you run the Jar file directly or run it from a script
it should work fine with the latest Java release.
On Sat, Mar 31, 2018, 16:40 Peter Green <peteragreen(a)me.com <mailto:
I’m new to receiving FoxTelem.
I have it running on a Mac with a Funcube dongle.
The Mac is running High Sierra 10.13.3 and Java 8 update 161.
I have had some success with AO-85 and AO-91 but none with AO-92.
The instruction manual says that I should use Java 6, however this is no
available and not supported.
Is it that the instructions are out of date, or can I acquire Java 6
somewhere or is Java 8 OK?
Every thing seems to work with the FoxTelem application (Ver 1.06q_m)
Any hints or tips greatly appreciated.
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