Little Snitch Mini Review: Three Times A Liar

Update 2: After reboot, all files are NOT cleared:


Issuing sudo kextcache --clear-staging appears to work.  /Library/StagedExtensions/ is now empty.

Update: SOMETHING goes on behind the scenes, as:

systemextensionsctl list 


in a terminal window gives:

Little Snitch Network Extension [terminated waiting to uninstall on reboot]

I tried it out, and then went to uninstall it.

There is NO UNINSTALLER.

Their web page lies THREE TIMES: https://help.obdev.at/littlesnitch4/ref-uninstall

1. There is no uninstaller in the 5.3.2 DMG that you can download.

2. There is no uninstaller at /Library/Little Snitch/Little Snitch Uninstaller.app

3. Dragging the app to the garbage DOES NOT start an uninstaller.

There IS a menu option in the app to uninstall. It does NOTHING but show you the app.

Further, dragging it to the garbage leaves TONS of stuff on your drive:

AppCleaner deleted a lot but EasyFind still found all these files:


You wanna buy this? I don't.

This is supposed to be a good package but I with this much cruft left in my system and the fact that the 'Help' page is SO WRONG doesn't make me want to own this.


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