Audacity quit unexpectedly

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Audacity quit unexpectedly

Permanent link to this post Posted by bcnx » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:56 pm

Hi all!

Not sure what caused this problem, because I have had concurrent phenomena:

- a faulty SSD drive that started to corrupt files
- update to El Capitan

Not only Audacity (2.1.1), but also a subset of my applications cannot be launched and report "quit unexpectedly". It seems exclusively third party applications, with quite a lot from Sourceforge, like Audacity, Inkscape, Burn-OSC and Filezilla.
Does Audacity use a certain library that could be damaged in my case?
2.2.0 does start, but shows Not Responding after half a minute,

Thanks!

Bart
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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:59 am

- a faulty SSD drive that started to corrupt files

Talk some more about that. How did you know it was failing?

System drive? Internal? Did you work around it or replace the drive and put the OS on again?

Replace the drive and Time Machine your system on again?

Do they follow each other? That is, you started to experience problems and then did the system upgrade? From what?

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Permanent link to this post Posted by bcnx » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:58 pm

Hi,

it became apparent when downloading program installation files and OS X upgrade files. I compared their MD5 value with those of the same downloads on other systems.
It was indeed my system drive. The drive has been replaced after a copy with dd. IIRC the upgrade was first, upgrade was from Yosemite.

In the meantime I discovered that Mac applications also suffer from the problem: Xcode is also not able to get started,

cheers.

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Permanent link to this post Posted by bcnx » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:51 pm

Well, errrr, I talked more about the problem.

Any hints anyone?

cheers,


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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Permanent link to this post Posted by billw58 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:02 am

It sounded from you last post that the problem was with the SSD drive? Have you re-installed Audacity and trashed "audacity.cfg" after replacing the drive?

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