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[SCIRUN-USERS] Default xterm application for SCIRun on OSX Mavericks

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  • From: "Christopher Butson, PhD" <>
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  • Subject: [SCIRUN-USERS] Default xterm application for SCIRun on OSX Mavericks
  • Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:06:49 -0600

I just downloaded SCIRun 4.7 on a mac workstation running OSX 10.9.5
When I start SCIRun I get the following:

This is strange because I have Xquartz installed and it’s working fine. It appears that the operating system is trying to use X11 as the default xterm application, which is no longer distributed with OSX. Does anyone know a workaround for this? Thanks.


Christopher R. Butson, PhD
Director of Neuromodulation Research
Faculty, Scientific Computing & Imaging (SCI) Institute
Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Neurology & Neurosurgery
University of Utah

Warnock Engineering Building
72 South Central Campus Drive, Room 3686
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

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