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Old   March 5, 2022, 19:44
Default Pls Help- macOS: Could not load Qt platform plugin "xcb"
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I'm trying to download open foam following the instructions on

1. Downloaded Docker [successful]
2. Downloaded XQuartz (XQuartz-2.8.1) [successful]
3. Created an openfoam directory to later store pitzDaily [successful]
4. Installed openfoam-8macos (using commands in step 3 on [successful]
5. Downloaded ParaView-5.9.1-MPI-OSX10.13-Python3.8-64bit.pkg [successful]
6. Launched open foam with ParaView (using commands in step 6 on open [successful]
7. Testing openfoam8-macos (using commands in step 7 on open [--ERROR--]

Error Faced: When executing the final command paraFoam the following error pops up-

"qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though it was found.
This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.

Available platform plugins are: eglfs, linuxfb, minimal, minimalegl, offscreen, vnc, xcb."

How can I resolve this issue? Any help is appreciated

When I open ParaView from applications it opens but I can't access my openfoam file

About this Mac:
MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019)
Processor 1.6 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5
Memory 8 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
Startup Disk Macintosh HD
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 617 1536 MB
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