Inkscape @0.92.0_3+x11 does not work under macOS Sierra 10.12.3!

Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at
Sun Feb 12 17:42:57 UTC 2017

I did install port inkscape-app and I get the same behavior — the incessant appearance and disappearance of the XQuartz icon in the Dock, and NO Inscape window or items in the menu bar — as when I tried running inkscape from command line.

I do see an Inkscape icon in the Dock, but it does not have the tell-tale dot under it to indicate the app is open.

[I’m beginning to suspect an XQuartz problem, as I’m getting the same issue with the XQuartz icon when I try to run rCmdr from within RStudio after giving the RStudio command quartz(). so I completely uninstalled XQuartz and reinstalled. No change!]

Not sure what the “usual place” means for crash logs.

> On Feb 11, 2017, at 5:18 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2017, at 13:59, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>> The current version, Inkscape @0.92.0_3+x11  current, does not work under macOS Sierra 10.12.3.
>> After starting it from the command line, I see the XQuartz icon appear in the Dock, then repeatedly disappear and reappear there. And I never see any Inkscape icon there, or Inkscape window, or Inkscape item in the menu bar.
>> How get it to work?
> It's been working for me.
> Maybe it's crashing for you. Can you check if there are any crash logs, in the usual place?

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