Archive for August, 2009

Snow Leopard upgrade: Aperture does not start

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Directly after installing Snow Leopard, Aperture crashed at every launch attempt. The relevant part of the crash report is: Dyld Error Message: Library not loaded: /Library/Frameworks/PluginManager.framework/Versions/B/PluginManager Referenced from: /Applications/Aperture.app/Contents/MacOS/Aperture Reason: image not found It turned out the upgrade silently nuked a bunch of optional Apple frameworks in /Library/Frameworks/, on my machine the PluginManager.framework (required by ...

Snow Leopard upgrade: 3rd party log-folders in /var/logs cleanup

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

One year back when I upgraded my iMac from Tiger to Leopard, the pimped-personal-websharing apache I used for svn access failed big time to launch because the svn libraries were incompatible to Leopards more recent build. Last years fix was to get rid of most of the third party stuff and ...