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can't open Orchids0.9.2.app – can't unzip SOL.zip

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FlorentGhys

Hello,
When I open Orchids0.9.2.app I get the message “Orchids.0.9.2 is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash.”
When I unzip the file SOL_0.9_HQ.zip I get the message “Unable to expand “SOL_0.9_HQ.zip” into “Desktop”. (Error 2 – No such file or directory.)
I am using OSX 10.11.6

Could someone explain me how to make this work?
If not, can I get my money back?
Florent

February 7, 2017 at 22:54 #20698
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YEVGENIY

it’s necessary to turn Gatekeeper off before trying to launch the installer

February 7, 2017 at 22:59 #20699
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Karim

No Panic Florent,

this is due to paranoid apple protection. You should first go to the system preferences, choose security & privacy, then general tab. unlock the preferences, (u need administrator privileges), then choose the last option Allow apps downloaded from : Anywhere.
And that will do the trick.

More info here :

https://mac-how-to.gadgethacks.com/how-to/open-third-party-apps-from-unidentified-developers-mac-os-x-0158095/

this is because orchids has no Apple signature. So the system freaks out. But you don’t have to worry about it. The dmg is not damaged

BEst
K

February 7, 2017 at 23:02 #20700
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FlorentGhys

thanks guys!
turning the gatekeeper off allowed me to open Orchids0.9.2.app

still having issues with the SOL zip file though. Is there a tick for this too?
Re-downloading the file now.
Florent

February 7, 2017 at 23:15 #20702
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FlorentGhys

well, looks like the download process doesn’t go through the end

Downloading SOL_0.9_HQ.zip Database on your Desktop.
###### 8.6%
curl: (56) Recv failure: Operation timed out
logout
Saving session…
…copying shared history…
…saving history…truncating history files…
…completed.

[Process completed]

Is there another way to download this file?

February 7, 2017 at 23:17 #20703
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Karim

Hi Florent,

The trouble with Sol download is that it is a about 7 giga archive with a loadfull of samples.
So I guess you should be patient a little. Sometimes you can have some timeout,
sometimes the servers are lazy.

Best

K

February 7, 2017 at 23:46 #20704
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FlorentGhys

thanks again Karim
yeah it looks like the first time it didn’t actually go to 100%
trying again now
Florent

February 8, 2017 at 00:00 #20705
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FlorentGhys

great, it works now!

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February 8, 2017 at 23:15 #20724
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RamblingLouise

I’m having this same error message but unfortunately the gatekeeper workaround is not working. I’ve been googling around and tried all of the common solutions (the Ctrl+click to open, the restart, re download…) but no luck, so hoping that someone here has another idea. I’m on OS X 10.12.6 with plenty of storage space and RAM.

The Sol download, however, went through and opened no problem.

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