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Long story short, I downloaded a file as a replacement for an app that no longer works on Catalina (macOS 10.15). This file is locked, and I cannot chmod it to let me unlock it. Even sudo fails. enter image description here Terminal

I need to delete this file. How can I delete it? It doesn't seem I can...

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  • This page may help you find a solution. – IconDaemon Jul 30 '19 at 0:49
  • Thanks @IconDaemon, but that didn't work, and neither did this. Are there any other ways you know of? – JBDouble05 Jul 30 '19 at 2:18
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I managed to figure out the problem.

First I used ls -laO which showed the flags for all files. It turns out that both schg and uchg had been set on the files. To override those, I did:

sudo chflags nouchg /Applications/Karabiner-Elements.app
sudo chflags noschg /Applications/Karabiner-Elements.app

This unlocked both flags, and allowed me to delete the files.

Thank you all for your help.

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