Questions and Answers

How to Run Lacmus on OSX?

Unfortunately, Apple does not allow to develop programs without an Apple ID account and computers with MacOS. In fact, our developers do not have Apple computers, which complicates the development. That's why running the program is quite difficult.
We hope that the situation will improve and the Lacmus App will be available in the Apple Store.
Bellow we say how to bypass Apple restrictions.

Install and configure OS

  1. 1.
    ​Download the latest Lacmus Application release.
    1. 1.
      Choose the latest release.
    2. 2.
      Download lacmus_X.X.X_osx_amd64.tar.xz archive, where X.X.X - is a version number.
  2. 2.
    Extract the archive (by clicking 2 times).
  3. 3.
    Drag an extracted app to the Application folder.
  4. 4.
    Try to open the Lacmus App. Your Mac will show the security alert. Ignore this.
  5. 5.
    Open the System Preferences -> Security & Safety.
  6. 6.
    Go to General tab.
  7. 7.
    Click on the padlock at the bottom of the window and enter our password.
  8. 8.
    Allow to run Lacmus Application.
  9. 9.
    Go to Privacy tab.
  10. 10.
    Select Full Disk Acsess and drag the Lacmus Application here.
  11. 11.
    Save and close the settings.

Run the App

  • Open terminal and enter the commands bellow:
$ cd /Applications/
$ ./LacmusApp
Lacmus App on OSX (kvm-quemu)