#39 Installed it but it's not there!

release 7.12

The installation (on Snow Leopard) seemed to go fine but the app is nowhere to be found. It's not in my Applications folder and I can't find it with a filename search. I've installed it three times now with the same result. What's wrong?!


  • David Bentley

    David Bentley - 2009-12-22

    BRL-CAD is still command line launched for OSX. Open a terminal and type:
    which mged
    If you don't get a path then you need to update your .profile file.
    Browse the /usr directory and you should be able to find where BRL-CAD was installed.

  • Sean Morrison

    Sean Morrison - 2009-12-22

    BRL-CAD installs into a portion of the filesystem that is not searchable with Finder. Also, BRL-CAD is a suite of apps, not one application. To see one of the GUI tools, run /Applications/Utilities/X11 and in the xterm window that opens up, run:


  • Sean Morrison

    Sean Morrison - 2009-12-22
    • milestone: --> release 7.12
    • assigned_to: nobody --> brlcad
    • status: open --> closed-invalid

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