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Curiosity crashes with CleanMyMac

Issue: CleanMyMac causes the Curiosity app to crash

CleanMyMac by MacPaw can cause issues with Curiosity: It deletes files the app needs.

if that happens, the Curiosity app may stop working and show an error like this:

Error details:
Error initializing Curiosity
System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'RocksDbSharp.Native' threw an exception.

Solution: Avoid "Cleaning" files the Curiosity app needs

When using CleanMyMac, make sure you're not deleting files in the following folders:
App folder: /Applications/
Data folder: /Users/USER/Library/Application Support/curiosity/local/storage (USER is your user name on your Mac)

You can learn more about using CleanMyMac on the MacPaw website.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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