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Gatekeeper is a security mechanism built in to Apple’s macOS operating system. It gives computer users the ability to restrict the installation of software based on its origin (using digital signatures).
In some cases, you’ll need to change the security settings of Gatekeeper before macOS will allow you to install a release build of LibreOffice. After you’ve finished installation, you may change the security to whatever level you like.
|x||Not expected to run|
|EOL||Reached 'End of Life' and no longer supported by the community|
|N/A||Gatekeeper software not included with this version of macOS|
|ID||Set Gatekeeper to "Identified Developers" or lower to install LibreOffice|
|Anywhere||Set Gatekeeper to "Anywhere" to install LibreOffice|
Apple introduced new code-signing protocols in 10.9.5:
Beginning with macOS version 10.9.5, there will be changes in how macOS recognizes signed apps. Version 1 signatures created with macOS versions prior to Mavericks will no longer be recognized by Gatekeeper and are considered obsolete.
We’ve introduced new code in the 4.4 branch to conform to this new policy, which has become be available by February 2015.
- tdf#84352 - Code signing broken by macOS 10.9.5
macOS 10.8 to 10.9.4
Starting with LibreOffice 4.0.3, Mac Intel packages are now signed by The Document Foundation, and should pass 10.8 Gatekeeper without intervention.