Prevent MySQLWorkbench from hanging on Mac

Update Feb 9th, 2017: MySQLWorkbench is just too buggy for me for too long. The workaround in this article no longer works, apparently. So, I've switched to using Sequel Pro.

I had this issue where I couldn't run any queries in MySQLWorkbench. I updated to the latest version, 6.3.8, but that didn't help. I searched through forums and found something that worked for me. I changed the group of the to staff. it was previously set to admin. The command I used was something like the following:

chown [put your username here with the brackets]:staff /Applications/


chown loopduplicate:staff /Applications/

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