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remove Slack settings (OS X)
rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Slack/
rm -rf ~/Library/Containers/com.tinyspeck.slackmacgap/
rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.tinyspeck.slackmacgap.plist
rm -rf ~/Library/Saved\ Application\ State/com.tinyspeck.slackmacgap.savedState
rm ~/Library/Safari/LocalStorage/*slack*
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skoji commented Nov 2, 2015

When Slack.app causes kernel panic, this worked for me.

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innocarpe commented Nov 17, 2017

This isn't working now... 🤔 (2.9.0) I had kernel panic now 😭

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leviathandeathsroke commented Dec 15, 2017

Saved me from an infinite loop of nonsense where my entire window was a connection error... but I was connected.

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gsamat commented Dec 29, 2017

Saved me from slow typing on MacOS, thank you very much!

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marlonmantilla commented Jan 30, 2018

Slack was crashing and this helped a lot! thanks!

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curious3 commented Mar 24, 2018

Also need to remove

rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.tinyspeck.slackmacgap.helper.plist

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joshwisely commented Apr 4, 2018

In linux, Ubuntu specifically, the Slack config files are stored here:
~/.config/Slack

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rhenning commented Jun 18, 2018

Simply removing prefs didn't fix my Slack connection woes. This cleaned up all of the local bits and bobs and got things going again. Thanks! 👍

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steve-ross commented Jun 27, 2018

Didn't work for me... still in a re-connect loop

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steve-ross commented Jun 27, 2018

Never-mind... slack is down.

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igitthatalot commented Aug 20, 2018

Worked great when a users OSX version of slack was downloading all files as message.html for some reason. This script gives you a clean slate and fixed the issue. thanks.

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lbenka commented Nov 27, 2018

this got me out of connection loop, thanks!

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