Killed: 9 error message on macOS 10.13.6

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Killed: 9 error message on macOS 10.13.6

allan_str
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Device

iMac Mid-2011

Operating System

macOS High Sierra (10.13.6)

 

My Question or Issue

Hi, I'm having difficulties installing Spotify on my Mac. I've downloaded the installer, but it won't open when I double-click on it. I've launched the installer through the terminal and get a Killed: 9 error message.

 

I've also managed to download the .dmg file from http://download.spotify.com/Spotify.dmg and I get the same Killed: 9 error on launch.

 

Is anyone able to help?

 

Thank you!

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Re: Killed: 9 error message on macOS 10.13.6

Rock Star 16
Rock Star 16

Hey @allan_str, welcome to the Community.

Hope you're doing great!

 

Could you try the following:

  1. Download UPX. If you have Homebrew run this command in Termnial: brew install upx
  2. Decompress the binary using the follow command: upx -d /path/to/App.app/MacOS/App

Also see “This UPX compressed binary contains an invalid Mach-O header and cannot be loaded.”

 

Let me know how that goes :)

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