Recent updates of Mac OS have caused the OpenCL based Cytoscape Apps to fail on some machines. If this is the case, you can disa ble OpenCL with the following method:
Download the disable-opencl.dummy file to your
You can browse to this directory from the Home location on your Mac. After you have downloaded it, your folder should look similar to th
e screenshot below.
Alternatively, if you are comfortable using terminals, you can create this file using the following command:
Cytoscape is a Java application and it requires some third-party software packages to run properly. To test your system, please download the following script first.
This depends on where you saved the script above.
You need to change permission to make it runnable. For Linux, change "mac.sh" to "*unix.sh".
After few seconds, it should desplay the test results. For Linux, change "mac.sh" to "*unix.sh".
This is probably either "Downloads" or Desktop
After few seconds, it should desplay the test results.
If the checker shows your machine is ready, and still unable to run Cytoscape, it can be a bug. Please report them from:
Help → Report a bug...
Or, you can directly report it from Report a bug link on the navigation bar.
If you get error message from system checker script, and cannot solve the issue by yourself, please search for your issue among Cytoscape-tagged StackOverflow posts or start a new post.
There are several known issues for this release. Please read the release notes to check those issues.