Background: 2013 mini-documentary on our Vancouver MuMe concert
Previous MuMe Concerts
Getting started with Musebots on Mac OS 10.12 (Sierra)
Some odd security issues in OS 10.12 will affect musebots after downloading them. Note that this only occurs on Mac OS 10.12.
Description of problem:
After downloading a zipped musebot (Conductor or Musebot), and unzipping it, the OS assumes that its path is inside the /private/var/folders directory. As a result, musebots cannot find their own config.txt files, and the Conductor cannot find the musebots.
To solve this problem, follow these steps:
The process of individually copying the musebot applications seem to correct the file path problem. You can test this by running the Max_Musebot_Conductor, and seeing if
Note that when you first launch a musebot or conductor, you will receive a warning message that the application has been downloaded from the internet.