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I usually use JOSM on my laptop but I was using it on my desktop and after a lot of edits it asked for my authorization. Now it won't authorize and I can't get the window to close. I really don't want to lose a couple hours of work.

Any ideas? Is my work backed up? alt text

asked 14 Mar '17, 21:13

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edited 14 Mar '17, 22:52

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meta: I noticed you had deleted your question while I was typing my answer. Any reason or was it just "solved"? I have undeleted temporarily.

(14 Mar '17, 21:43) aseerel4c26 ♦

Yes, I deleted it when I figured it out. Sorry.

(14 Mar '17, 22:03) Jfact0ry

okay, thanks. Let's keep it - maybe someone else has the same question in future.

(14 Mar '17, 22:10) aseerel4c26 ♦
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On the freezing bit, is this related to https://josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/13042#ticket ?

(14 Mar '17, 22:24) SomeoneElse ♦

Yes, seems related

(14 Mar '17, 22:37) Jfact0ry

Yes, there should be - see https://josm.openstreetmap.de/wiki/Help/Action/AutoSave#Preferences . Check (and maybe make a copy of the "autosave" folder before restarting JOSM). However, I could not yet find this autosave in my JOSM preferences folder. And I did never need the auto-recovery, too. I just tested it: there is a timestamped .osm file in ~/.josm/autosave/ (Linux) as expected.

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answered 14 Mar '17, 21:40

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I checked there and it looked backed up, so that reassured me. Thank you very much.

(14 Mar '17, 22:02) Jfact0ry
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