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What is the best way to install Node js on OS X?

I currently have installed node and npm with the installer provided from their website. Although I have homebrew installed as well and running 'brew doctor' seems to complaint about some files ...
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wget gives error “dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libnettle.4.dylib”

When I try to use wget, I am getting this error message: $: wget dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libnettle.4.dylib Referenced from: /opt/local/bin/wget Reason: image not found Trace/BPT ...
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Error while installing Homebrew on Mac OS X (10.10.3): Unable to change file mode on /usr/local/

When I run the command on the home brew website, /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" I get: ==> This script will install: ...
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`brew install qtkeychain` fails with some weird error

For compiling some software I need qtkeychain to be installed with brew, so I ran brew install qtkeychain which results in the following: $ brew install qtkeychain ==> Installing qtkeychain ...
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How to Install Vim Airline Plugin?

I want to install the plugin Airline. It is not in homebrew. It seems to be only in Github. I am thinking about the maintenance when it is outside homebrew. There is no section about installation ...
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how to 'custom install' with brew?

so I have to edit the install of wine, and apply a custom patch. The patch I want is here... https://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=38156 and when I add these lines with brew edit wine patch do ...
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Brew doctor complains about 2 unbrewed dylibs (possibly remnants from Samsung Sidesync)

I've just found that brew doctor gives me the following error : Please note that these warnings are just used to help the Homebrew maintainers with debugging if you file an issue. If everything you ...
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Error when trying to install Homebrew?

I have a MacBook Air 11 (mid 2013), with OS X 10.8.5, and I want to install Homebrew, so I go to the site and copy and paste the following code in my terminal: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL ...
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Vim 7.4 hybrid line numbers not working (installed via Homebrew)

I recently discovered that Vim 7.4 enables a hybrid number mode, such that if you do set nu and set rnu, you'll see the absolute line number of the current line and relative line numbers everywhere ...
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Trouble running MySQL on OS X 10.9.5

So I ran over a lot of post treating of this specific problem but none of the answer seems to work for my case. So this is the process : I installed mysql via homebrew that lead me to this : ...
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Difference between installing an application on OS X and Windows

I've been using Windows for many years so far but just started using a MacBook with OS X. As far as I'm concerned when I install applications on Windows they just go into Program files (by default). ...
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Fresh OS X install, cleanly manage terminal applications going forward

I just got a new Hard Drive and installed a fresh copy of El Capitan on it. I'm a computer programmer and use a ton of terminal commands. Is there anything I can / should do now that my computer has a ...
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MySQL fails to start after update

I am on Yosemite 10.10.5 and just now I updated my outdated MySQL to the latest version. I made a copy of my existing databases /usr/local/mysql/data/ somewhere safe. I have tried to setup MySQL both ...
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Which is the correct way to obtain administrator access for the installation of Homebrew?

I usually log in to OS X El Capitan without administrator rights. Homebrew upholds the principle that packages can be installed and used without administrator/root access, i.e. without using the sudo ...
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Using postgres with launchd without constant issues

I have postgres and passenger installed from homebrew, and use the os x built in apache. I have several rails apps that use postgres which are managed by passenger which in turn is managed by apache. ...
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Consequences of excluding applications from my Time Machine backups

After running Grand Perspective this week I've learned that a lot of the space in my Time Machine backups is actually consumed by application files. Xcode in particular is a troublemaker. The ...
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Can you install a Brew formula from a different fork?

A tool I'm working with (xctool) has some fixes in a pull request that haven't been merged yet. I'd like to install from the PR's fork. Is there any way to do that?
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Why this Startup Error in XOctave in El Capitan?

I installed octave by brew install Caskroom/cask/xoctave after doing brew tap homebrew/science; brew update && brew upgrade --all; brew install octave. I get in the startup Clicking ...
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How to Install Octave in El Capitan?

The new GNU Octave 4.0.1 was released March 23, 2016. I would like to find some standard way to install it in El Capitan (mine OS X 10.11.3) because it has significantly better support in some ...
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Running brew doctor shows I have 3 different python “config” scripts installed. How do I get rid of them so that I no longer receive this warning?

I have been told that there is a default Python installed on OSX, and that deleting it will cause SEVERE system issues, however, I want to clear these warnings in brew doctor. This is what the ...
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How to batch download all files in a Volafile.io room?

Volafile.io Live Filesharing & Chat Example URL: https://volafile.io/r/$ID. There is Feature request: Download all the content of a room in a .zip file. #117. I don't wish to depend on that ...
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I'm Getting Errors When I Try to do 'brew update'

I want to install a gem. The instructions strongly suggest that I use Homebrew to install the gem dependencies. I have not used Homebrew a lot, maybe once years ago. I do remember that El Capitan ...
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Homebrew and usr/local/include/ question

I am trying to install python3 with homebrew and I would like to know if I can delete these files. After running brew doctor, I get this message: Unexpected header files: ...
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Pipe multiple homebrew commands

I installed pup using Homebrew and my shell - Zsh, with OhMyZsh - is not recognizing the command when I use it multiple times using pipes. For example, this works fine: cat index.html | pup 'meta' ...
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How to properly and for once reinstall PHP/Apache

So I'm struggeling with this since a long time and I'd like to find a proper solution. I have php5.4.. install and I want to upgrade to Php 7. No matter how hard I'm trying to do it I can't seems to ...
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Cannot update 'macvim' formula using Homebrew?

I started my update from a clean output for brew doctor and then brew update macvim does not work: brew upgrade macvim ...
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How do I install gnu sc on my mac?

I want to install the command line spreadsheet sc. I would prefer to do with homebrew. I need both psc and sc commands. Is there a homebrew package? If not other methods would be good.
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Homebrew won't link git

I am trying to enable autocomplete for git on my mac (currently running El Capitan) but I am having troubles with Homebrew. So far, I have installed bash-completion and added the lines in my ...
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Can I delete Xcode?

I'm a php developer, usually with the laravel framework. I want to get rid of Xcode because I'm tired of dedicating 9 gigabytes of storage to an application that I don't use at all. I seem to ...
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homebrew: how to tell if a formula is binary

How do I tell if a particular formula will be installed as binary of from source? Is there a brew command for this?
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DNSCrypt fails to start (problem with libsodium)

I am using current stable dnscrypt-proxy 1.6.1 version from Homebrew on El Capitan and Yosemite. On either machine I have the same problem. When run dnscrypt-proxy fails with image not found error: ...
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Does Mac's PHP interfere with XAMPP/MAMP's PHP?

This is a follow-up question of this post. I was trying to install xDebug following this instruction. In its "Install Xdebug" section, after doing "brew install php54-xdebug", it starts operating ...
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Need some basic enlightenment about using PHP

Actually I have been programming in PHP for a while, but my experiences about PHP is through VPS or some local environment like XAMPP. I was trying to install xDebug/homebrew when I come across this ...
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What's the relationship between homebrew and xcode command line tools?

Are they the same thing? I was reading the "homebrew-php" github page, and it mentions about xcode and its command line tools. My understanding about homebrew is it is a package manager like npm, ...
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How do I change the icon of Emacs installed via Homebrew?

I am aware of the "Get Info" process of changing icons, but when I change the icon of Emacs, nothing happens I installed Emacs with this command: brew install emacs --HEAD --with-cocoa When I run ...
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How do you homebrew cleanup except to skip specified formula?

In Homebrew, to clean up outdated packages, we do brew cleanup, and currently I have about 9.5GB worth of old packages, pending for removal. However, I really do not like to remove old python ...
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How do I install OpenSSL in ElCaptain if my HomeBrew it's broken?

After an upgrade from 10.10 to 10.11, my rails environment was broken. I've removed the broken open-source projects/files and now I'm trying to install HomeBrew. But I receive this message: ruby -e ...
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How to install an homebrew package behind a proxy?

I'm working behind a proxy. When I installed homebrew I've modified the official command: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" by ...
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A good way to make homebrew clean itself every day?

Homebrew package manager for OS X suggests I run brew cleanup every 24 hours. What is the best way to automate this under OS X so that it happens every 24 hours?
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Homebrew's sbin was not found in your PATH! [closed]

I can't see my NTFS hard drive in finder sidebar. I have to open it from Disk Utility. And brew doctor show this warning: Homebrew's sbin was not found in your PATH but you have installed ...
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Flashtool does not convert .swf to .png, says JPEG library not compiled

I've made this sh script to convert a bunch of swf files in a directory to pngs. for img in *.swf; do swfrender "$img" -o "$img.png"; done; This gives Error: No JPEG library compiled inrfxswf: I've ...
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NTFS support with NTFS-3G and FUSE

I am having trouble getting NTFS support with NTFS-3G and FUSE. This is the error message I got. I installed NTFS-3G with homebrew. Not sure if that makes a difference. could not copy extended ...
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Issue with Homebrew when trying to parallelly install Python 3.x

I am trying to install Python v.3.x in parallel with the already installed Python v.2.7.10. I'm following the procedure explained in this tutorial which I found on YouTube. Despite it seems not an ...
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Files wrongly considered “not found” in encfs volume

I'm using encfs 1.8.1 (installed via homebrew) on OSX 10.11.2 and Fuse 2.8.3. IIRC after upgrading to OS X I have the issue that I can open certain files that are in the folder that I mounted with ...
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False error Undefined property when debug php script in El Capitan

I have installed PHP and x-debug from homebrew in El Capitan: php -d xdebug.remote_enable=on -v PHP 5.6.18 (cli) (built: Feb 6 2016 06:53:53) Copyright (c) 1997-2016 The PHP Group Zend Engine ...
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How to install Monkeysphere on OSX El Capitan

I tried to install Monkeysphere via Homebrew but it complains of an unmet dependency. monkeysphere: Unsatisfied dependency: Crypt::OpenSSL::Bignum Homebrew does not provide Perl dependencies; install ...
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Homebrew, keg-only formulas: how to add LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS to build variables/how to symlink

Well, there are few days I'm trying to find the answer to this question. I'm not a super expert with informatics so I really don't know how to do this. For example brew info flex I get flex: ...
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How to install recent clang++ with Homebrew?

I've tried brew install llvm but after that I cannot find any clang++* executable under /usr/local. Thus my question: How to get clang++ via Homebrew?
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Can't UsePrivilegeSeparation sandbox with Homebrew sshd

With OSX 10.9.5, and using the latest Homebrew OpenSSH, which at time of writing is OpenSSH_7.1p2/OpenSSL 1.0.2f, I must set the following in /usr/local/etc/ssh/sshd_config: UsePrivilegeSeparation ...
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How to show programs installed with brew in Launchpad?

I've installed many programs with homebrew, but only one is shown in Launchpad. How can I show also others in that menu? I have to open them from CLI, but someone has difficult name to remember and I ...