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Brackets wont start on Mac #1158

mikechambers opened this Issue · 5 comments

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Mike Chambers Jake Archibald JonnyaiR
Mike Chambers

Mac OS X Lion

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Reported online and on irc

Gave Adobe Brackets a try. Bounced around in my dock then vanished. Interesting project though, your milage may vary

The following errors are listed in

JakeA: "26/06/2012 16:51:47.490 ([0x0-0x47a47a].com.adobe.Brackets[21306])   posix_spawn("/Users/jakearchibald/Downloads/brackets-sprint-10 (1)/bin/mac/", ...):  Permission denied"

[08:51am] JakeA: "LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 for the file /Users/jakearchibald/Downloads/brackets-sprint-10 (1)/bin/mac/"
Jake Archibald

To clarify, the error at 08:51am was from running open bin/mac/ on the console. The first error is from Cheers!

Mike Chambers

Permissions are are:


Was unzipped with Keka

Mike Chambers

Got this working by unzipping with Finder. It looks like Keka wasnt saving the file permissions when it unzipped the file.

We should add this to a known issues / or troubleshooting wiki page.


i've had the same issue with keka,

chmod +x brackets/bin/mac/

does the trick (brackets is the extracted folder of

Mike Chambers

I added this to the troubleshooting wiki page.

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