Terminal Module Hung

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Incanto

22 Aug, 2018 05:14 PM

Since THE UPGRADE, the Terminal module loads, but stops before linking to bash or whatever, the result being neither cursor click nor key press may invade that secret space. I have to take all these glitches lightly or I would give up on Path Finder, but inexplicably, I still like it. See the attached rendering . . .

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 24 Aug, 2018 03:00 PM

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    Hi Fred, 

    Please follow the instruction and check if the issue still persists: 

    1. Make sure that Path Finder is located in the Applications folder

    2. Open your terminal and paste the following command to check if Path Finder has been slapped with the quarantined extended attribute:
      xattr /Applications/"Path Finder.app"

    3. If you see com.apple.quarantine returned as output from that last command, then go ahead and run this next command:
      xattr -d com.apple.quarantine /Applications/"Path Finder.app"

    You won't get any feedback or output from that command, but that's okay because you can just run the first command again to see for yourself if the com.apple.quarantine attribute shows up again. It shouldn't, and now Path Finder is freed from Apple quarantine jail. Restart your PathFinder now. 

    Don't hesitate to contact us should any questions arise. 

    Best Regards,
    Jordan
    Path Finder Support Team 

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 24 Aug, 2018 03:00 PM.

  3. Incanto re-opened this discussion on 02 Sep, 2018 09:15 PM

  4. 2 Posted by Incanto on 02 Sep, 2018 09:15 PM

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    The terminal based suggestion revealed, via xattr, that PF has not been "slapped with the quarantined extended attribute," as was suggested as a possibility. After running xattr as directed, after a brief pause, a new prompt appears with nothing else. So I'm still left with a non-functioning Terminal module, as well as a non-functioning file compare, which I've written about before, and elsewhere today. It's tempting to think staff is so swamped with trying to get this "beta release" up to speed that many things are not being addressed. I'd like to have you chime in on this and disabuse me of the thought . . .

  5. Support Staff 3 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 03 Sep, 2018 02:01 PM

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    Hi Fred, 

    May I ask you to follow the instruction and check if the issue still persists: 

    1. Delete Path Finder and its traces according to the article: 
      http://support.cocoatech.com/kb/installation-and-compatibility/how-...
    2. Download the latest version of the app from our site
    3. Copy zipped app to the Applications folder
    4. Unzip it into the Apps folder and launch

    Let me know how it goes. 

    Best Regards, 
    Jordan
    Path Finder Support Team 

  6. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 03 Sep, 2018 02:01 PM.

  7. Incanto re-opened this discussion on 03 Sep, 2018 05:50 PM

  8. 4 Posted by Incanto on 03 Sep, 2018 05:50 PM

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    Jordan . . .
    Nothing changed regarding the failure of the Terminal module to complete its link up to bash. Same as before. Useless.
    What did change, and how aggravating!, is that all the modifications I've made, the fonts and browser window appearance, a couple of different saved/named sidebars, a few other things I'm sure that I haven't found yet, are gone, kaput.
    You've got an angry client base here, some of whom have given up on PF, and I find it easy to understand why.
    FW

  9. Support Staff 5 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 03 Sep, 2018 06:01 PM

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    Hi Fred, 

    Thank you for reporting this issue to ous. 

    Forwarding the additional details to our developers now for further investigation. 

    Please accept my apologies for the lost custom preferences. 
    Make sure to let us know should any further questions arise. 

    Best Regards, 
    Jordan
    Path Finder Support Team 

  10. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 03 Sep, 2018 06:01 PM.

  11. Incanto re-opened this discussion on 12 Sep, 2018 03:28 AM

  12. 6 Posted by Incanto on 12 Sep, 2018 03:28 AM

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    PF 8.2: The uselessness of the Terminal module has not been fixed in this upgrade. Just to let you know. That's not a fatal flaw, but added to all the others leads one to pessimism that this mess will ever be cleaned up.

  13. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 12 Sep, 2018 09:20 AM.

  14. Path Finder Support Team re-opened this discussion on 12 Sep, 2018 09:20 AM

  15. 7 Posted by Incanto on 04 Dec, 2018 02:48 AM

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    In PF 8.3.6 the uselessness of the Terminal module has not been addressed; it still does not complete a link up to bash. The terminal module shows up but has not connected to bash. Still. Any hope of getting this to work?

  16. Support Staff 8 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 04 Dec, 2018 03:42 PM

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    Hi, 

    Have you tried changing the default Terminal in Preferences as a workaround?

    Best Regards,
    Jordan 
    Path Finder Support Team

  17. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 04 Dec, 2018 03:42 PM.

  18. Incanto re-opened this discussion on 05 Dec, 2018 05:24 PM

  19. 9 Posted by Incanto on 05 Dec, 2018 05:24 PM

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    Sure, I can have the default be terminal.app and be able to jump out to
    terminal from PF. But neither doing that nor having PF be the default
    terminal allows the PF Terminal Module to work. That's the issue.

  20. Support Staff 10 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 06 Dec, 2018 10:32 AM

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    Hi Fred,

    Thank you for the additional details. 
    I will ping our developers with this issue once again. 

    Please feel free to write us back and we will be happy to assist you.

    Best Regards,
    Jordan 
    Path Finder Support Team

  21. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 06 Dec, 2018 10:32 AM.

  22. Incanto re-opened this discussion on 06 Dec, 2018 12:54 PM

  23. 11 Posted by Incanto on 06 Dec, 2018 12:54 PM

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    Well, you're welcome, I guess. Those details were abundantly clear in the
    original help ticket, but whatever. Thanks for paying attention.

  24. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 06 Dec, 2018 04:26 PM.

  25. Path Finder Support Team re-opened this discussion on 06 Dec, 2018 04:27 PM

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