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unable to create file unpack200

I just went to upgrade my version of dbvisualizer and get stuck when unpacking files

I get the error /Applications/ Could not create this file. Shall I try again?

Hitting yes just brings the error up again

I am an elevated user while installing

I am using macOS Mojave version 10.14

I was able to "fix" this by installing to the Documents directory


Thanks for the update.




I have the save issue, with the same macOS version.  Is there any other solution for this, then besides installing in a different directory?


I managed to get passed all error messages, by via finder changing the file and folder permissions to 777 instead of 775.
But them all of a sudden the application will not start anymore....

Running the install again or rebooting the Mac didn't solve the issue.  Please help...


Try install in a brand new folder.



Installing in a brand new folder really isn't a sufficient answer. I get this error every time I try to upgrade DbVisualizer. If I install DbVisualizer in a brand new directory, the new install doesn't keep any of my Connection settings. And exporting and re-importing the Connections is a serious pain.

I found that recursively changing the ownership of to me worked:

sudo chown -R $(whoami) /Applications/


Your settings including connection definitions are not stored with the software. They are stored in ~/.dbvis. Installing in a new folder shouldn't be an issue based on that. 



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