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Aperture File Permissions

4661 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Aug 4, 2008 4:08 AM by judydoll RSS
judydoll Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Aug 3, 2008 6:57 AM
I attended an Apple Seminar on Aperture a few months ago. At the end of the seminar, we were all given a copy of Aperture 2.0. It's a legitimate copy with Serial numbers; however, it is ineligible for upgrades. After a successful install, I tried to open Aperture but received the following message: "Aperture cannot access this library. To use this library make sure its file permissions are set correctly" How can I set my file permissions? Can anybody help me get my Aperture up and running?


MacPro, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
  • William Lloyd Level 6 Level 6 (19,215 points)
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    Aug 3, 2008 6:59 AM (in response to judydoll)
    Launch Aperture with the command and option keys held down. In the dialog that comes up, try the "consistency check" option.
    8-Core Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.3)
  • William Lloyd Level 6 Level 6 (19,215 points)
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    Aug 3, 2008 8:26 PM (in response to judydoll)
    How big is your library?

    It took about 3 minutes for me, with my 150 GB library. But I have an 8 core machine with very fast disks and 8 GB of RAM.

    If it's still running (and saying VACUUM DATABASE or something), let it go.
    8-Core Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.3)
  • sizzling badger Calculating status...
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    Aug 3, 2008 11:37 PM (in response to William Lloyd)
    If this is a new installation then I'm presuming you have no images loaded yet. If so then delete the library and let Aperture create a new empty one.
    iMac Intel 24" 2.8 GHz 4GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.4), ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro


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