ADL: ADT problems on Mac OS 10.5 and Leopard

lakshmi ganesan lakshmi.g85 at
Mon Mar 10 20:12:53 PDT 2008

Hi Sargis,

I followed the procedure to uninstall X11 per instructions provided on and install the tiger version.
However, the old version refused to install with the error message "Newer
Software already exists on your computer."

Since this is my first mac and I do not have access to other versions of
X11, is it possible for you to upload the /usr/X11 files that you have used

It will be a great help.

Much appreciate your guidance and support.


On 3/10/08, Sargis Dallakyan <sargis at> wrote:
> lakshmi ganesan wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am a newbie to autodock. I downloaded and installed MGLTools ver Mac
> OS X
> > 10.5.0 - Intel on my new macbook. Howver I encountered the
> >
> > ONALITY__YOU_MUST_EXEC_() to debug"
> >
> > Then I found the instruction on How to get ADT started on Leopard and
> > proceeded to downlaod and install OS X 10.4 - Intel version. However,
> the
> > installation aborts saying that a higher version of MGLTools is present
> and
> > it cannot proceed. Then  I did the following:
> Thanks for bringing up the Leopard issue. The how-to applies to version
> 1.4.6 of
> MGLTools. I retracted it since I no longer provide support for that
> version.  My
> apologies for any confusion this may have caused.
> To fix your problem you need to reinstall the latest version of MGLTools
> (1.5.0). Then start adt from a command line
> (/Library/MGLTools/1.5.0/bin/adt)
> and ignore _THE_PROCESS... messages. Also, try to bring back Tiger's X11
> to
> Leopard:
> I had a chance to work on a Laptop with Mac OS X 10.5.2 last week. There
> are
> some changes done in this version of Lepoard that causes ImportError: The
> _imaging C module is not installed in addition to _THE_PROCESS... and ADT
> fails
> to start. Reinstalling Python Imaging Library (PIL) from source did not
> fix the
> problem; PIL was causing segmentation fault and gdb gave me no clue as to
> why.
> The only option left for me was to downgrade X11. In my case (no Mac's
> installer
> CDs), the only way I was able to get Tiger's X11 on Leopard was by coping
> /usr/X11R6 from another machine with Mac OS X 10.4 installed.
> > 1. I went ahead and deleted the MGLtools folder from te applications
> folder.
> >
> > 2. Also, I deleted the MGLtools folder form the /library directory from
> the
> > terminal window.
> > 3. I have verified that there is no folder called mgltools on the
> machine.
> >
> > Yet, when I yry to install the lower version, the installation fails
> saying
> > that a higher version exists.
> >
> > How do I uninstall MGLtools for Mac OS X 10.5.0 - Intel from my macbook?
> Note that neither MGLTools nor any other application installed with Mac
> installer has uninstaller:
> Besides removing /Library/MGLTools and /Application/MGLTools-* you can
> also
> remove MGLTools_*.pkg from /Library/Receipts/.
> You can also use our "low-tech" tarball installer. It has no GUI, no
> installation check and no administrator password is needed. It can be
> uninstalled by simply deleting the folder it creates.
> Hope this helps,
> Sargis
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