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New Version of Catalina
« on: May 29, 2020, 08:48:48 pm »
Downloaded the newest version of Catalina today. Weathercat will not load. Any solutions?

Just solved. The update corrupted the permissions file.
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Does it create a crash report? (Re: New Version of Catalina)
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2020, 11:02:25 pm »
Dear Chet and WeatherCat troubleshooters,

Downloaded the newest version of Catalina today. Weathercat will not load. Any solutions?

Unfortunately, I haven't upgraded to Catalina so I can't help you.  Has anyone else run into this problem with the latest version of macOS?

Chet, does WeatherCat generate any crash reports when you attempt to launch it?  If so, retrieving that file would help Stu troubleshoot the problem.  The instructions on how to get the crash report can be found on this thread:

https://athena.trixology.com/index.php?topic=1785.0

If you could attach the crash report to this thread or send it directly to Tixology technical report that would be the best way to get some help with this problem.

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]

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Re: New Version of Catalina
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2020, 01:39:09 am »
There is also a bug in the file system that affects the usability of CCC to initiate new backups. That app has already supplied a fix so the app can now create a new backup. But the problem was reported to apple while the latest update was still in beta and Apple seems to not feel it is important. I hate to tell them, and I know they will find my comments shocking, but CCC is more important, to me, than Catalina macOS 10.15.

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Re: New Version of Catalina
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2020, 02:35:16 pm »
I'm running MacOS 10.15.5 and WeatherCat 3.0.5 build 27 here without any problems.
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Corrupted preference file? (Re: New Version of Catalina)
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2020, 10:27:01 pm »
Dear Chet, X-Air, Steve, and WeatherCat troubleshooters,

Downloaded the newest version of Catalina today. Weathercat will not load. Any solutions?

I'm running MacOS 10.15.5 and WeatherCat 3.0.5 build 27 here without any problems.

Thanks Steve for confirming that WeatherCat is working fine at least with the English text. I suppose there could be a problem with the German.  I hope Reinhard is watching and comment on that.

There is one other possibility.  The WeatherCat preference file could have been corrupted during the update and that's why WeatherCat is unable to launch.  We have a Wiki article on how to make a backup and restore a preference file:

https://wiki.trixology.com/index.php?title=How_to_create_and_use_a_backup_of_your_WeatherCat_preferences_file

Obviously, if you have a backup of the preference file, you can follow the procedure to restore it and see if that solves your problem.  If you didn't make a specific backup of the WeatherCat preference file, you might have it backed up in some other way.  For example, Time Machine will automatically backup all files including the WeatherCat preference file.

If you can restore the WeatherCat preferences file some other way, the caveat is that you need to reboot your computer before attempting to launch WeatherCat.  Details on this are included in the Wiki article. 

Let us know if this get your installation of WeatherCat working once more.

Cheers, Edouard

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Re: Corrupted preference file? (Re: New Version of Catalina)
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2020, 07:47:09 am »
I hope Reinhard is watching and comment on that.
Hello folks, my system is still 10.13 High Sierra, because my beloved Mac mini (luckily) isn't capeable to run a newer macOS. But even my other two Macs are still only on 10.14 Mojave allthough they are able to run Catalina - to be honest, I don't trust Catalina.
Sorry to be no help in this thread. Cheers,
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Re: New Version of Catalina
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2020, 11:12:28 am »
I fixed the problem. The preference file was corrupted. Thanks for the suggestions. :)
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Glad all is well. (Re: New Version of Catalina)
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2020, 11:16:51 pm »
Dear Reinhard, Chet, and WeatherCat faithful,

Hello folks, my system is still 10.13 High Sierra, because my beloved Mac mini (luckily) isn't capeable to run a newer macOS. But even my other two Macs are still only on 10.14 Mojave allthough they are able to run Catalina - to be honest, I don't trust Catalina.
Sorry to be no help in this thread. Cheers,

No worries and thanks for chiming in!  I'm also stuck on Mojave in part for the same reasons as you.  However, I have a lot of 32-bit software that I depend upon and have been abandoned by their developers.  Even if I were to upgrade to Catalina, I would be spending a lot of time in a Mojave virtual machine - just doesn't seem worth it.

I fixed the problem. The preference file was corrupted. Thanks for the suggestions. :)

Thanks Chet for sharing the good news!  Glad it wasn't too much of a problem!

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]

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Re: New Version of Catalina
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2020, 11:03:20 pm »
I'm still on Mojave here as well - no burning desire to upgrade yet. What's more, I don't think Apple trusts Catalina either. I bought a new computer and it came with Mojave installed so I just left it that way.
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