Rstudio console and panes are not available on startup

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start-up

#1

Error Information: Rstudio will not open any windows upon start-up and cannot open any Rscripts or other files

Description of issue -
Rstudio has been working perfectly for the past 6 months
Today, I was unable to open any windows upon starting the program
I am able to quit but nothing else works

Attempted steps taken to fix -
I read all available troubleshooting guides - this seems most similar to my issue even though it is dated: https://support.rstudio.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/200663887-RStudio-windows-do-not-show-on-startup

I reset Rstudio's state
I uninstalled Rstudio / R and reinstalled both
I uninstalled Rstudio / R and reinstalled older versions
I restarted my computer

System Information:

  • RStudio Edition: Desktop
  • RStudio Version:
  • OS Version: 10.13.6 Mac Sierra
  • R Version: 1.1.456
  • Output your diagnostics report (if possible):

[1] "1.1.456"

$R
[1] "/usr/local/bin/R"

$pdflatex
[1] ""

$bibtex
[1] ""

$gcc
[1] "/usr/bin/gcc"

$git
[1] "/usr/bin/git"

$svn
[1] "/usr/bin/svn"

R version 3.3.3 (2017-03-06)
Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0 (64-bit)
Running under: macOS 10.13.6

locale:
[1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8

attached base packages:
[1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_3.3.3

SysInfo:
sysname
"Darwin"
release
"17.7.0"
version
"Darwin Kernel Version 17.7.0: Thu Jun 21 22:53:14 PDT 2018; root:xnu-4570.71.2~1/RELEASE_X86_64"
nodename
"ip-192-168-10-5.us-west-2.compute.internal"
machine
"x86_64"
login
"dsteen"
user
"dsteen"
effective_user
"dsteen"

R Version:
_
platform x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0
arch x86_64
os darwin13.4.0
system x86_64, darwin13.4.0
status
major 3
minor 3.3
year 2017
month 03
day 06
svn rev 72310
language R
version.string R version 3.3.3 (2017-03-06)
nickname Another Canoe
$__CF_USER_TEXT_ENCODING
[1] "0x1F5:0x0:0x0"

$Apple_PubSub_Socket_Render
[1] "/private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.hSNXkVkWjA/Render"

$CLICOLOR_FORCE
[1] "1"

$COMMAND_MODE
[1] "unix2003"

$DISPLAY
[1] "/private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.3Xh6lWGF6J/org.macosforge.xquartz:0"

$DYLD_FALLBACK_LIBRARY_PATH
[1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/lib:/Users/dsteen/lib:/usr/local/lib:/usr/lib:::/lib"

$EDITOR
[1] "vi"

$GIT_ASKPASS
[1] "rpostback-askpass"

$HOME
[1] "/Users/dsteen"

$LANG
[1] "en_US.UTF-8"

$LC_CTYPE
[1] "en_US.UTF-8"

$LN_S
[1] "ln -s"

$LOGNAME
[1] "dsteen"

$MAKE
[1] "make"

$PAGER
[1] "/usr/bin/less"

$PATH
[1] "/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/opt/X11/bin"

$R_BROWSER
[1] "/usr/bin/open"

$R_BZIPCMD
[1] "/usr/bin/bzip2"

$R_DOC_DIR
[1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/doc"

$R_GZIPCMD
[1] "/usr/bin/gzip"

$R_HOME
[1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources"

$R_INCLUDE_DIR
[1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/include"

$R_LIBS_SITE
[1] ""

$R_LIBS_USER
[1] "~/Library/R/3.3/library"

$R_PAPERSIZE
[1] "a4"

$R_PDFVIEWER
[1] "/usr/bin/open"

$R_PLATFORM
[1] "x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0"

$R_PRINTCMD
[1] "lpr"

$R_QPDF
[1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/bin/qpdf"

$R_RD4PDF
[1] "times,inconsolata,hyper"

$R_SESSION_TMPDIR
[1] "/var/folders/z0/vcrc8r112ng1rs0dl3x6pqx00000gn/T//RtmpqzCBd1"

$R_SHARE_DIR
[1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/share"

$R_SYSTEM_ABI
[1] "osx,gcc,gxx,gfortran,?"

$R_TEXI2DVICMD
[1] "/usr/local/bin/texi2dvi"

$R_UNZIPCMD
[1] "/usr/bin/unzip"

$R_ZIPCMD
[1] "/usr/bin/zip"

$RMARKDOWN_MATHJAX_PATH
[1] "/private/var/folders/z0/vcrc8r112ng1rs0dl3x6pqx00000gn/T/AppTranslocation/F4AEF12C-B3B2-4F01-8576-97911F6E682F/d/RStudio.app/Contents/Resources/resources/mathjax-26"

$RS_RPOSTBACK_PATH
[1] "/private/var/folders/z0/vcrc8r112ng1rs0dl3x6pqx00000gn/T/AppTranslocation/F4AEF12C-B3B2-4F01-8576-97911F6E682F/d/RStudio.app/Contents/MacOS/rpostback"

$RS_SHARED_SECRET
[1] "98281650-48d7-446a-b425-b658b40794ab"

$RSTUDIO
[1] "1"

$RSTUDIO_CONSOLE_COLOR
[1] "256"

$RSTUDIO_CONSOLE_WIDTH
[1] "80"

$RSTUDIO_PANDOC
[1] "/private/var/folders/z0/vcrc8r112ng1rs0dl3x6pqx00000gn/T/AppTranslocation/F4AEF12C-B3B2-4F01-8576-97911F6E682F/d/RStudio.app/Contents/MacOS/pandoc"

$RSTUDIO_SESSION_PORT
[1] "22087"

$RSTUDIO_USER_IDENTITY
[1] "dsteen"

$RSTUDIO_WINUTILS
[1] "bin/winutils"

$SED
[1] "/usr/bin/sed"

$SHELL
[1] "/bin/bash"

$SSH_ASKPASS
[1] "rpostback-askpass"

$SSH_AUTH_SOCK
[1] "/private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.e3d8jkB4ss/Listeners"

$TAR
[1] "/usr/bin/tar"

$TERM
[1] "xterm-256color"

$TMPDIR
[1] "/var/folders/z0/vcrc8r112ng1rs0dl3x6pqx00000gn/T/"

$USER
[1] "dsteen"

$XPC_FLAGS
[1] "0x0"

$XPC_SERVICE_NAME
[1] "0"

[1] ".GlobalEnv" "tools:rstudio" "package:stats"
[4] "package:graphics" "package:grDevices" "package:utils"
[7] "package:datasets" "package:methods" "Autoloads"
[10] "package:base"
Log file: rdesktop.log

(Empty)

Log file: rsession-dsteen.log


From RStudio Desktop Will Not Start on support.rstudio.com


#2

This path looks pretty suspicious. Any idea why RStudio is being run from this private folder? What happens if you try to launch RStudio from a command line with e.g.

open /Applications/RStudio.app