Unable to run Local, permission error on Javascript

Issue Summary

After installing local, I can’t open it, I get the following error:

Uncaught Exception:
Error: EACCES: permission denied, open ‘/Users/HYVE/Library/Application Support/Local/machine-info.json’
at Object.openSync (fs.js:440:3)
at Object.func [as openSync] (electron/js2c/asar.js:140:31)
at Object.writeFileSync (fs.js:1265:35)
at Object.writeFileSync (/Applications/Local.app/Contents/Resources/app.asar/node_modules/jsonfile/index.js:117:13)
at Object.outputJsonSync (/Applications/Local.app/Contents/Resources/app.asar/node_modules/fs-extra/lib/json/output-json-sync.js:15:12)
at Function.set (/Applications/Local.app/Contents/Resources/app.asar/main/app/UserData.js:1:563)
at Object. (/Applications/Local.app/Contents/Resources/app.asar/main/_helpers/setProcessMachineInfo.js:1:590)
at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:967:30)
at Object.Module._extensions…js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1004:10)
at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:815:32)

Troubleshooting Questions

  • Does this happen for all sites in Local, or just one in particular?

  • Are you able to create a new, plain WordPress site in Local and access it in a Browser?


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System Details

  • Latest Local Version

  • MacOs Catalina

  • There is no .log file in my Library folder

Reinstalled nvm and node.js, and then chmod the offedind folders,

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