#887 macOS version of Fedora Media Writer from getfedora.org failing to install
Closed: stale 7 months ago by jflory7. Opened 3 years ago by ozeszty.

There's been reports about https://getfedora.org/fmw/FedoraMediaWriter-osx-4.1.1.dmg failing to install.
https://github.com/FedoraQt/MediaWriter/releases/download/4.1.1/FedoraMediaWriter-osx-4.1.1-rebuilt.dmg Is confirmed to be working.

Also, there's no system requirements (e.g. minimum supported system version) for FMW.

More details: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/127672/fedora-downloader-tool-for-mac-will-not-open/

P.S. I don't have any macOS device, so I can't help testing it.

Metadata Update from @sijis:
- Issue tagged with: getfedora.org, tools

3 years ago

It appears there is now also a new version 4.1.2 of the Mac Media writer available now too.

@mbriza SHould we be hosting and linking to this version now on getfedora.org?

Hello there!

I can confirm the linked DMG won't open on macOS 10.11 (El Capitan):

While the DMG from GitHub Releases effectively works (I didn't try the -rebuilt version since the first one worked for me):

Wouldn't reuploading the 4.1.1 DMG to the website make it possible again for macOS users to install Fedora, at least until the 4.1.2 DMG is finally published?

Is there anything else I can do to help fix this issue?


Hi, so a few years have passed here, and the link now points to https://getfedora.org/fmw/FedoraMediaWriter-osx-latest.dmg for the FMW download. Additionally, getfedora.org is no longer kept in this repository, it exists here:


I am going to close this issue as stale, but feel free to re-open on the new repository if this is still an issue.

Metadata Update from @jflory7:
- Issue close_status updated to: stale
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

7 months ago

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