[chirp_users] CHIRP issue with OS X Catalina

Jim Unroe
Sun May 10 14:56:14 PDT 2020

On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 3:39 PM Jean-Paul Louis via chirp_users <
chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com> wrote:

> Hello all Catalina users,
> Has anyone found why CHIRP now refuse to read the Desktop?
> I always had my CHIRP files in a folder in the Desktop
> since I got the MacBook, Circa 2014.
> But since OS X Catalina, I get an error popup telling me
> that CHIRP cannot read the Desktop and folders below.
> It seems to be true for almost anywhere but my Home directory.
> but this does not seems to be a safe practice as Desktop is
> a folder in the home directory. It is the same with the folder
> “Documents”. Is that a normal CHIRP behavior?
> The only way I could make it works is to move the CHIRP folder from the
> Desktop to the
> Home directory. Why the CHIRP folder cannot be in the Desktop or in
> Documents?
> I am at a loss here.
> Jean-Paul

Hi Jean-Paul,

You can't use Desktop, Downloads or Documents. I just created a CHIRP
folder in my user's "home" folder and moved my CHIRP folder structure there.

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