Shared App Issue on Dual Setup in Lion - Please assist.

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by boldac, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. boldac macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2011
    Thanks in advance. I setup Lion on a separate partition. I love it. I linked my new home directory to my Snow Leopard one; however, several Apple applications won't run. iPhoto, aperture, iMovie, Numbers, etc. All of them give the same error about wrong OS X version and show that they are looking in Lion's Library for frameworks and such instead of accessing the libraries from Snow Leopard.

    I originally used the directions for setting up the separate Lion partition and linking the home directories from here:

    I must be doing something wrong, because I am sure many of you installed using a similar technique, but you guys are all successful in running those applications.

  2. Galaxas0 macrumors regular

    Mar 2, 2011
    Same problem - easy fix: Reinstall the iLife and iWork suite in Lion and delete the .app files. All is well :D
  3. boldac thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2011

    Really? That seems to be an awful clunky way of doing things. Can anybody else confirm that's the only way to get Apple apps running?
  4. boldac thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2011

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