[SLED] OSX Fix? Re: No Joy with SL 2.0 Re: My first impressions of SL 2.0

Villano, Paul Mr CIV USA TRADOC paul.villano at us.army.mil
Tue Mar 2 08:05:11 PST 2010


I see the dmg file just fine.  It just doesn't do anything.

----- Original Message -----
From: Eloise Pasteur <eloisepasteur at gmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 10:12
Subject: Re: [SLED] OSX Fix? Re: No Joy with SL 2.0 Re: My	first	impressions	of SL 2.0
To: "SL Educators (The SLED List)" <educators at lists.secondlife.com>


> ok, the .dmg file is a disk image - if you check the left side of 
> the finder window you should find it near the top, under your hard 
> drive and possibly some other stuff. See attached image for 
> roughly what you should see.
> 
> 
> 
> And you're right, it's called the installer, god knows why.
> 
> If you click on that installer disk you should get something like 
> this:
> 
> 
> Double clicking on the Second Life Beta Viewer bit should launch 
> the beta client. More usefully you can drag and drop onto the 
> applications folder shortcut, this will copy it to your 
> applications folder so you don't have to mount the dmg each time.
> 
> El.
> 
> On 2 Mar 2010, at 13:31, Villano, Paul Mr CIV USA TRADOC wrote:
> 
> > I'm used to being insulted, so no offense taken.  ;o)  I could 
> have sworn the original file that downloads calls itself an 
> installer, but don't have it in front of me.  Clicking on that 
> puts the dmg on the desktop.  The .dmg file is what I am trying to 
> run by clicking on it.  Nothing.
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Eloise Pasteur <
> > Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:19
> > Subject: Re: [SLED] OSX Fix? Re: No Joy with SL 2.0 Re: My first	impressions	of SL 2.0
> > To: "SL Educators (The SLED List)" <
> > 
> > 
> >> I can't think why it should make a difference... but you mentioned 
> >> double clicking on the installer. Of course there isn't an 
> >> installer, just the programme package itself to drag and drop to 
> >> the applications folder.
> >> 
> >> Normally things will run off the dmg too, but it's possible to 
> >> stop it working. Have you done that? And sorry if that's insulting 
> >> your competence, but we're reaching the clutching at straws stage 
> >> here, there's nothing obvious in your setup that should stop it 
> >> working.
> >> El.
> >> 
> >> On 2 Mar 2010, at 13:12, Villano, Paul Mr CIV USA TRADOC wrote:
> >> 
> >>> I have an intel Mac running OSX 10.6.2 which I believe other 
> >> folks are successfully using.  I know it's an Intel because I 
> >> purposely waited for them to come out, though it was probably one 
> >> of the first if that means anything.  I did have the hard drive 
> >> replaced, too, if that counts.
> >>> 
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: Gwyneth Llewelyn <>>> Date: Monday, March 1, 2010 20:29
> >>> Subject: Re: [SLED] OSX Fix? Re: No Joy with SL 2.0 Re: My first impressions	of SL 2.0
> >>> To: "SL Educators (The SLED List)" <>>> 
> >>> 
> >>>> Paul,
> >>>> 
> >>>> I wonder if you have a PowerPC Mac :) because SL 2.0 will only run 
> >>>> underIntel-based Macs...
> >>>> 
> >>>> - Gwyn
> >>>> 
> >>>> On 1 March 2010 16:22, Villano, Paul Mr CIV USA TRADOC <>>>> 
> >>>>> So does anyone actually have a fix to get the SL 2.0 viewer to run under
> >>>>> OSX , the question I originally asked under th "No Joy" thread?
> >>>>> 
> >>>>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>>> From: Black Hat Design <>> Date: Saturday, February 27, 2010 9:04
> >>>>> Subject: Re: [SLED] No Joy with SL 2.0 Re: My first impressions of SL 2.0
> >>>>> To: "SL Educators (The SLED List)" <>> 
> >>>>> 
> >>>>>> Rolig,
> >>>>>> 
> >>>>>> Linden Lab is fully aware of the observations and they are working to
> >>>>>> address them.
> >>>>>> 
> >>>>>> Dirk Talamasca
> >>>>>> 
> >>>>>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 7:39 AM, Rolig Loon <
> >>>>>>> Keep in mind, of course, that there's a difference between "solutions"
> >>>>>>> and "workarounds" .......  One is an actual improvement or correction
> >>>>>>> for a poor design or ineptly implemented feature.  The other is a way
> >>>>>>> to suck it up and live with something that could be better if you only
> >>>>>>> worked for a solution instead. Like most large systems, SL is loaded
> >>>>>>> with features that don't work quite as well as they could, and we all
> >>>>>>> develop ways to live with them. That's the way the world works. During
> >>>>>>> a period of change, though, we have a rare opportunity to actually get
> >>>>>>> things right instead of looking for more band-aids. I certainly hope
> >>>>>>> that LL isn't going to respond to most of the constructive
> >>>>>>> observations during this beta phase of the 2.0 viewer by telling us
> >>>>>>> that they can't do any better.
> >>>>>>> 
> >>>>>>> Rolig ..... headed for her morning coffee, sure that she can do better.
> >>>>>>> 
> >>>>>>> 
> >>>>>>> 
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