java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: application/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

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Update "latest" to Java 8 on DockerHub.

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This might be caused by and outdated version of Java, SonarQube now uses Java 8 as default. You might upgrade java or use an older version of SonarQube.

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You're using an older version of java with classes compiled for java7

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If you're using intellij plugin of sonarqube, you might have to set the JAVA_HOME ambient variable manually.

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