For Lion/Mountain Lion OSX users, Java 7 is newly available for upgrade via Mac auto software update at the time of this writing. However, once upgraded, it has been discovered that the default monospaced font used in Mirth Connect has been replaced with a non-fixed-width font that is difficult to read and hard on the eyes.
If you'd like, you can follow these steps to revert back to Java 6.
- Open Terminal, logged in as Administrator.
- Enter the commands below in this following order (you can copy/paste each command into Terminal as well):
sudo mkdir -p /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/disabled
sudo mv /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/disabled
sudo ln -sf /System/Library/Java/Support/Deploy.bundle/Contents/Resources/JavaPlugin2_NPAPI.plugin /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin
sudo ln -sf /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Commands/javaws /usr/bin/javaws
- Java for OX S 2012-006: How to re-enable the Apple-provided Java SE 6 applet plug-in and Web Start functionality: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5559
- JIRA ticket: http://www.mirthcorp.com/community/issues/browse/MIRTH-2249