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This is a rephrased post of this question. I haven't had any luck over on Stack Overflow, and I'm a relative newb to the macworld, so thinking there could be some mac guru's out there to help me.

I'm a software developer, and am having trouble getting the Adobe AIR debugger tool to launch. Everything was working fine on my system until I installed, and subsequently uninstalled the proxy tool Little Snitch.

Now, when I try to launch ADL, it fails to start up correctly. The application starts, and the icon is visible on the dock, but the debugger never connect.

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Typcially, after startup and this icon is shown, the debugger connects to the application you're working on, and you see the app running.

I've tried the following steps, to no avail:

  • Uninstalled and Reinstalled Flash Builder (restarting afterwards)
  • Uninstalled Little Snitch
  • Uninstalled and Reinstalled the AIR SDK
  • Manually removed all traces of Little Snitch, as described here
  • Installed alternative versions of the AIR SDK, and attempted to launch these from the command line.
  • As discussed over on stackoverflow, I've taken several steps to rule out that it's an issue with my application code.

Given that:

  • The issues started around the time I installed Little Snitch
  • I've ruled out an issue with Adobe AIR directly
  • I've ruled out that there's an issue with my code

I believe there may be something lingering around that's preventing ADL from connecting to my running application - possibly some remenants of Little Snitch's port blocking. However, I have no idea how to test / rule-out this theory.

Any assistance or suggestions on how to investigate further would be greatly appreciated

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