In my experience on the mac problems often have to do with x11 working
properly or not in conjunction with gimp. you are seeing x11 start up

On 11/23/12, Jehan Pagès <> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 10:00 PM, Matteo D email
> <>wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have been using Gimp for a week or so and have really enjoyed it.  It
>> was perfect for my needs, and has helped me with many tasks.  However,
>> one
>> day Gimp stopped working.  It wasn't that Gimp froze or anything, It
>> would
>> jump in the dock for a few seconds, then just stop and an error would
>> come
>> on the screen saying it quit unexpectedly.  I restarted my computer and
>> Gimp worked fine.  One day, Gimp wouldn't start at all, and restarting
>> the
>> computer did not help.  I deleted all of Gimp's files and reinstalled it,
>> somehow Gimp STILL didn't work.  I triple checked and re-downloaded many
>> more times, but Gimp still did not want to start.  Sadly, I am unable to
>> supply a crash report.  However, when I read it, it said something about
>> a
>> GCS window or something.  I understand how important a crash report would
>> be, but I am just unable to supply it to you. Here are my computer specs:
> a better way to diagnose the issue would be for you to start GIMP from a
> terminal console.
> I am not very aware of OSX GIMP package, but since this is a UNIX, I guess
> GIMP is also installed in the global path. So if you can start a console
> and just type "gimp" in it, then enter, I imagine gimp will start, and
> maybe you will have more interesting crash information that a log bumping
> in the dock. :-D
> Then come back on the ml and copy/paste this output.
> Also tell us which version of GIMP is installed!
> Thanks for the report.
> Jehan
>> MacBook, 13-inch 2006
>> Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) 32-bit
>> Intel Core Duo 1.83GHZ
>> 2GB of RAM
>> I know that it is NOT the computer specs that make Gimp unable to run
>> because as I said, at one point Gimp worked fine.
>> I really hope that you guys can help me with this problem!
>> -Mc
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