Difference between revisions of "Mac Sierra 10.12 Disable App Translocation"

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''Problem:''
 
''Problem:''
* You start Stage Designer, and a warning appears that a certain folder could not be created due to a read-only filesystem path
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:You start Stage Designer, and a warning appears that a certain folder could not be created due to a read-only filesystem path
 
 
  
 
''Background:''
 
''Background:''
* Under OSX Sierra, Gatekeeper dislocates unsigned applications to random paths on start
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:Under OSX Sierra, Gatekeeper dislocates unsigned applications to random paths on start
  
 
[[File:Sierra App Translocation Error.png|600px]]
 
[[File:Sierra App Translocation Error.png|600px]]
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''Solution:''
 
''Solution:''
* Disable Gatekeeper
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: Disable Gatekeeper
** Open Terminal as Administrator
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: Open Terminal as Administrator
** Type <code>sudo spctl --master-disable</code>
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: Type <code>sudo spctl --master-disable</code>
** Reinstall Stage Designer
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: Reinstall Stage Designer
** This may affect your security settings
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: This may affect your security settings
 
 
  
 
''Long Term Solution:''
 
''Long Term Solution:''
* Switch from OSX to a real operating system
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:Switch from OSX to a real operating system
 
 
  
For more information, please see e.g. [https://www.tekrevue.com/tip/gatekeeper-macos-sierra/]
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For more information, please see e.g. https://www.tekrevue.com/tip/gatekeeper-macos-sierra/

Revision as of 13:17, 19 March 2019

This applies to Mac OS 10.12 and any MXWendler version

Problem:

You start Stage Designer, and a warning appears that a certain folder could not be created due to a read-only filesystem path

Background:

Under OSX Sierra, Gatekeeper dislocates unsigned applications to random paths on start

Sierra App Translocation Error.png


Solution:

Disable Gatekeeper
Open Terminal as Administrator
Type sudo spctl --master-disable
Reinstall Stage Designer
This may affect your security settings

Long Term Solution:

Switch from OSX to a real operating system

For more information, please see e.g. https://www.tekrevue.com/tip/gatekeeper-macos-sierra/