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Can't no more run Autocad on OS X

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09-03-2012 12:08 PM

Im a student. Since last month i've been using Autocad 2012 without any problems. After upgrading to Mountain Lion i noticed that Autocad won't start anymore; so i  decided to update to 2013 version without any result. Autocad still unusable. I looked around for some workaround in the web but no one helps me.

I tried removing Autocad and deleting manually all the preferences, files and other Autodesk folder, reset the root folder permissions, creating the FLEXnet Publisher folder, launching the app with -nologo... but nothing!

So, Today I watched in the console and I discovered that when starting Autocad, LMU instantly crashes (EXC_BREAKPOINT (SIGTRAP)) and the application get stuck in the splash screen.

Does anyone know what does it mean?

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Re: Can't no more run Autocad on OS X

09-04-2012 10:12 AM in reply to: micheleguerinirocco

Hello micheleguerinirocco,


AutoCAD for Mac 2012 and 2013 are not currently supported to run on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Please check out this compatability page for updates and information on the Beta Service Packs (which add support).

Philip Schmelzer
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Re: Can't no more run Autocad on OS X

09-04-2012 04:12 PM in reply to: philip.s

Ok, but that page is talking about some minor issues: not the complete inability of running the program.

I've also read a lot of users feedbacks around the web and the majority of they have had no problems.

I think that the problem is another, not caused by the OS.

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