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10.3 & earlier and Java

Those without Firewire as shown below:

PowerMac G4 MDD rear.jpg

but with USB is necessary to get the latest Java found on one of these two links after upgrading to 10.3.9:

Java for Mac OS X 10.3 Update 5


Those with Firewire should at least consider updating to 10.4.11 to get a later Java, as is described in this tip:


Those with G3 processors able to be upgraded to Mac OS X, but no USB ports built-in, may update to 10.2.8, and use this update page to find their update:


Mac OS X 10.2: Chart of available Mac OS X 10.2 software updates


Note some of these updates may be difficult to find, and might need searching as described here:

Knowledgebase links of the format no longer work

How to find Mac OS 9 downloads?


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