[Molvis-list] FirstGlance blocked in Snow Leopard
slonczewski at kenyon.edu
Thu Jan 31 15:10:24 EST 2013
Our IT made us all turn Java off. So no Jmol can be seen.
On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 3:05 PM, Eric Martz <emartz at microbio.umass.edu>wrote:
> FirstGlance in Jmol, Proteopedia, and all Jmol (java applet based) web
> pages have been blocked as of today by Apple on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard due
> to vulnerabilities. This situation will be corrected pending a java upgrade
> not yet released.
> When you go to a Jmol-using web page in any web browser on Snow Leopard,
> you see a small gray "Inactive plug-in" message. When you click that, it
> runs Apple Software Update, which tells you that you are already up to date
> -- there is nothing new (yet).
> Here is confirmation
> There is a very technical method for re-enabling java, but apparently you
> need to do that once a day as Apple will undo it periodically.
> What is blocked are all java applets in Snow Leopard, where the current
> java is 1.6.0_37.
> I can still run the Jmol application in Snow Leopard.
> I don't know about Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion -- I'd like reports
> from people using those.
> Also I can still run java applets/Jmol in Windows.
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