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Re: Crashing every other launch?

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  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 02:59:34 -0400 (EDT)
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I assume that you have sent all of this into Wolfram Support?

--David


On Sep 27, 11:09 pm, brackish <cdun... at gmail.com> wrote:
> This gets even more interesting!  I guess I forgot to install the add-ons last time.  I had drug the app to the Applications folder, but did not click on the addon/extras installer.
>
> I re-installed, and ran the add-on installer and made sure I had success with the browser module in Safari.  Now the situation has changed entirely.  Mathematica launches successfully every time!!
>
> However, a reboot was REQUIRED after the successful Safari plugin install.  Until I did so:
>
> 1. The icon on the toolbar was changed from the cool 3D red dodeca-thingay to the CDF icon as seen in Safari when viewing:http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/plugin/success.html
>
> 2. Could not quit Mathematica.  The toolbar/plugin icon stays lit after quitting Mathematica in the CDF form.  And typing "ps -ef" at the unix prompt revealed many Mathematica processes still running despite my quitting.
>
> But now that I have re-booted I Mathematica launches and quits correctly every time!  Wow I hope this helps someone else !!
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> SYNOPSIS:  My Mathematica install was janky until after I had successfully installed the Safari plug-in by running the extras/add-on installer. Now it seems to work fabulously!




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