Master Password Mac version issue

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03 Aug, 2016 10:58 AM

I'm running OSX El Capitan version 10.11.6 on a Macbook Pro early 2011. Master Password won't let me change my password type, stays to long passoword by default. Also, I can't seem to save the sites, so Master Passoword never creates a list (which it does on my Android).

Thanks for your help, awseome app!


  1. 1 Posted by regina on 16 Feb, 2017 01:00 AM

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    I have the same issue on a new MacBook Air - 2017. But my password type defaults to personal and I want to change it to long. What was the answer to this question from 6 months ago?

  2. 2 Posted by Michele Inverni... on 16 Feb, 2017 08:28 AM

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    They never answered unfortunately. I suggest you change your password
    manager, keepass for Mac works great for me!


  3. 3 Posted by Regina Hoag on 16 Feb, 2017 11:33 AM

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    Thanks for getting back to me. I'll look into keepass.
    Just after I posted the question, I noticed apple had an OS update. After I
    updated, I had to re-sign-in to the iCloud. When I tried Masterpassword
    again, the option to change password type was there! I suspect there's a
    dependency on iCloud, and my sign-in wasn't current. I'm not sure that
    dependency is a good thing, though, so thanks for the tip about keepass.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Maarten Billemo... on 16 Feb, 2017 12:42 PM

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    There's certainly no dependency on iCloud. If there anyone is experiencing any issues still, I encourage them to look in the Console to see if there are any relevant errors there.

  5. 5 Posted by Regina Hoag on 17 Feb, 2017 02:43 PM

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    How does one look in "the Console"?

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Maarten Billemo... on 17 Feb, 2017 03:02 PM

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    Or use spotlight.

  7. 7 Posted by Regina Hoag on 17 Feb, 2017 04:57 PM

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    Thanks. MasterPassword is failing to let me change my password type again.
    This is what I found in the system.log file. Similar text is there from
    Wednesday when it wasn't working.

    Feb 17 09:22:52 Regina-Hoags-MacBook-Air[1]
    (com.lyndir.lhunath.MasterPassword.Mac.LoginHelper[342]): Could not find
    and/or execute program specified by service: 155: Refusing to execute/trust
    quarantined program/file: com.lyndir.lhunath.MasterPassword.Mac.LoginHelper
    Feb 17 09:22:52 Regina-Hoags-MacBook-Air[1]
    (com.lyndir.lhunath.MasterPassword.Mac.LoginHelper): Service only ran for 0
    seconds. Pushing respawn out by 10 seconds.
    Feb 17 09:23:02 Regina-Hoags-MacBook-Air MasterPassword[414]: objc[414]:
    Class NSObject_PearlBlock9 is implemented in both ?? (0x608000049960) and
    ?? (0x608000049330). One of the two will be used. Which one is undefined.

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