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Live Pack installation fails with error message 'Primary key must be unique'

  • Live Versions: Live 8.0 - 8.3.4
  • Operating System: OS X

Symptom

When installing a Live Pack, the installation fails. The error message 'Primary key must be unique' appears.

Reason

It seems to be caused by the Migration Assistant on OS X.

Solution

Delete the Preferences.cfg file from

  • /Users/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live 8.x.x

and the contents from these two folders

  • /Users/Library/Application Support/Ableton/Live 8.x.x/Database
  • /Users/Library/Caches/Ableton/Cache/Web/

Related tags: library