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Default OSX Tiger and Limewire Installation

Just an FYI...

After installing a fresh copy of the new OSX, Limewire will not install.... I am sure it is just the installer itself, but something that will need to be fixed for all us who have upgraded...
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What error message do you get in the Console (in the Utiliites Folder, I presume) when you try to install?
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It bounces once in the dock and then goes away. The installer doesnt actually run...
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I am trying to install limewire on a fresh install of Tiger btw...
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No error message in Console?

Was Console (the application that's in your Applications->Utilities Folder) running before you tried the installer?
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The jum build would most likely solve it but that doesn't solve the regular LW installer issue faced here.
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This is what I get if I run console prior to trying to install...

Mac OS X Version 10.4 (Build 8A428)
2005-05-02 12:16:23 -0700
2005-05-02 12:16:23.769 SystemUIServer[90] lang is:en
May 2 12:16:27 Macintosh mDNSResponder: Adding browse domain local.
May 2 12:16:30 Macintosh ntpdate[164]: no servers can be used, exiting
Installing LimeWire 4.8.1. Java version is:
java version "1.4.2_07"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.2_07-215)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.2-50, mixed mode)
sw_vers is:
ProductName: Mac OS X
ProductVersion: 10.4
BuildVersion: 8A428
Copying /Volumes/LimeWire/Install LimeWire.pkg to /tmp/LimeInstallation/269
dyld: Symbol not found: _IFDocument_Special_MIMEType_Pathname
Referenced from: /Applications/Utilities/
Expected in: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Install.framework/Versions/A/Install

May 2 12:36:52 Macintosh crashdump[277]: Installer crashed
May 2 12:36:52 Macintosh crashdump[277]: crash report written to: /Users/abrahamhewitt/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/Installer.crash.log

Any ideas???
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Ånd here is what the crash log says...

Host Name: Macintosh
Date/Time: 2005-05-02 12:36:52.494 -0700
OS Version: 10.4 (Build 8A428)
Report Version: 3

Command: Installer
Path: /Applications/Utilities/
Parent: WindowServer [56]

Version: 2.0 (83)

PID: 276
Thread: Unknown

Link (dyld) error:

Symbol not found: _IFDocument_Special_MIMEType_Pathname
Referenced from: /Applications/Utilities/
Expected in: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Install.framework/Versions/A/Install
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Thanks for the crash logs--they help indeed.

rkapsi has been testing LW and Tiger . . . and tried to reply earlier but the forum was/is down.

Stay tuned . . .
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It looks like as if your or some of the surrounding components are broken (e.g. Install.framework). Have you tried to install something else that is using a .pkg installer?

To isolate the problem please try to launch (you find it in Applications -> Utilities) and if it works do a right click on "Install", select Show Package Contents and then navigate to Contents -> Resources and double click "Install LimeWire.pkg".
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