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

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Feb 12 18:31:38 UTC 2017

On Feb 12, 2017, at 11:42, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> 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.

Ah ok if the XQuartz icon keeps disappearing then that's probably what's crashing. 

> 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.

Inkscape is not a real Mac app so it won't behave like a normal Mac app icon in the dock. 

> [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.


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