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Error "Tableau Desktop currently cannot be run on a case sensitive file system."


Published: 04 Sep 2014
Last Modified Date: 05 Aug 2020

Issue

When you try to install Tableau Desktop, the following error occurs: 
Tableau Desktop currently cannot be run on a case sensitive file system.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Mac
  • Case Sensitive File System

Resolution

Workaround
Use a file system that is case insensitive on Mac to run Tableau Desktop.
 

Cause

Currently Tableau Desktop is not supported on a case sensitive file system.
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