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How to install ssmtp on mac?

I want to install the ssmtp (http://archive09.linux.com/feature/132006) on my Mac (El Capitan). I have homebrew installed but ssmtp isn't one of the packages available. What are my options for ...
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unable to install homebrew

unable to install homebrew I am using this command. ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" getting this error. i have already installed updated ...
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Open djvu file with Evince?

I have installed evince from homebrew. But I have no idea how to change the default application of djvu file to evince. Yes, I can run it from Terminal, but it's not always that convenient. This ...
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Batch Job Scheduler

This might be weird to ask, since in all these years I've never used a Mac as a "remote scheduler", but this is what I need now. Can you recommend a batch job scheduler? What I need is to login via ...
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Can't install Homebrew on OSX

I am trying to install Homebrew on OSX El Capitan. All latest OSX and Xcode updates have been installed. I am using this command in terminal: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL ...
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How to make brew installed software take effect over the manually installed one?

I have an older version of software that I once manually installed through installation package (version 0.6.6 -- I write it down here for later discussion purpose, but the version number is not ...
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How does bash choose default shell

I am running El Capitan 10.11.3 with bash version 3.x so I decided to update bash via: brew install bash Brew places the new bash under /usr/local/Cellar/bash: brew info bash bash: stable 4.3.42 ...
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Know installation source of PHP

I'm finding myself in an awkward situation. I need to install PHP and Nginx for development but I do not want to mess up my Mac with multiple installations. I have found that PHP and PHP-fpm are ...
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Fix my LaunchAgents

I suspect because my LaunchAgents on MacBook has been interrupted this is what I get when I run… $ ls -ld ~/Library/LaunchAgents lrwxr-xr-x 1 infacq staff 46 Aug 16 11:03 ...
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Install xquartz using homebrew on Mac OS X El Captian

I installed xquartz in Mac OS X El Captain using the following command: brew install Caskroom/cask/xquartz After completion, brew list does not show xquartz. Am I doing something wrong here?
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installing express without npm for the MEAN stack

My El Capitan shows node installed in /usr/local/bin/node, but $which npm reports nothing. I have Angular installed and which to play around with the MEAN stack which requires express and mangoDB. ...
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Use brew to check version of software online before installed

For example, when I run brew search octave It shows homebrew/science/octave Caskroom/cask/octave I don't know which to install so I want to check the version of these ...
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How to upgrade brew ssh after recent client exploit?

I'm running OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Since the recently discovered SSH client exploit mentioned here I wanted to take action to secure myself. In the process I noticed I'm using Apple's ssh and not ...
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Issue installing BasicTeX with Cask under OS X

I followed the instructions (that I could understand) to install BasicTeX from Cask and this was the output I got: basictex staged at '/opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/basictex/latest' (107M) I see ...
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Installing Julia using Brew

It appears that brew does not have a Julia formula. This is quite surprising to me, am I missing something? Apparently there's a brew tap that can be used instead (staticfloat/julia). Before going ...
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Why do extensions require compilation

With Homebrew, staying updated with command line tools has become quite comfortable, not least because more and more tools come precompiled, so they take just seconds to install. However, for ...
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How does software updates work in OS X?

I just switched from Linux to OS X and I am still getting used to it. I know I'll need to use Homebrew, as I rely on many CLI tools. Also, I just read about Cask, what make me wonder about one thing. ...
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Daap server for OS/X 10.11?

Are there any working daap servers (except iTunes) available for 10.11? I was running mt-daapd in the past from MacPorts on a very old Mac Mini, but apparently there is nothing available from ...
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Difficulties with El Capitan SIP

On installing the new OS a problem with logging on after the machine has been asleep started immediately. Occasionally my keyboard input is ignored and, after a brief pause, junk was loaded into the ...
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brew unlink request : should I care

following this question I decided to get rid of the R supplied tcl-tk and just do with homebrew, to stop brew doctor have a fit. Now, obviously removing the R supplied tcl-tk will get R throw a fit, ...
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pygame installed through homebrew does not work?

I ran brew install pygame, it installed it together with all the dependencies. Python v2.7.10 / OS X version 10.11.2 Whenever I import pygame in a script it says this Traceback (most recent call ...
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Why I am unable to switch bash to the one installed by homebrew?

I'm trying to update bash to version 4.x. I did brew upgrade, then brew update, then brew install bash. I ran sudo bash -c "echo /usr/local/bin/bash >> /etc/shells" and sudo bash -c "echo ...
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Is there a way of seeing what `brew cask zap` does before it does it?

I'd like to see the results of brew cask zap <something> so I can decide what it will do before it does it. Is there anything equivalent to a --dry-run option, that I'm somehow missing? Or ...
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Error installing openoffice via brew: sha256 mismatch

➜ brew cask install openoffice ==> Downloading http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/openofficeorg.mirror/Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.2_MacOS_x86-64_install_en-US.dmg ...
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Trying to brew upgrade octave but a newer version of gcc already installed

The following output from brew upgrade octave kinda says it all: $brew upgrade octave ==> Upgrading 1 outdated package, with result: homebrew/science/octave 4.0.0_3 ==> Upgrading ...
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What are the hardware requirements for Hypervisor.framework?

I was planning to use xhyve to virtualise FreeBSD on my early 2009 Mac Pro (eight core) which has a fresh install of El Capitan (with all updates).I installed via homebrew and I get the following ...
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Trying to install Ant but getting -bash: brew: command not found

I have installed Homebrew using the code ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" it returns this inside the Terminal window ==> This script ...
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Where to find OpenSSL devel package - can't seem to find it in Brew

I'm trying to install openssl-devel on OS X El Capitan, and I can't seem to find the package on Brew nor the source anywhere online. The application I'm installing (UnrealIRCd) requires both openssl ...
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How do I build FFMpeg with non-default libraries when using Homebrew

I am trying to build FFMpeg with libvpx so that I can encode a WebM video. How can I re-build FFMpeg with libvpx using Homebrew? I tried encoding a video with FFMPEG and libvpx installed separately I ...
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What does sudo chmod 0755 /usr/local and sudo chgrp wheel /usr/local do?

I uninstalled Homebrew, manually removed the /usr/local contents. The following possible Homebrew files were not deleted: /usr/local/.DS_Store /usr/local/bin/ /usr/local/etc/ /usr/local/include/ ...
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brew link error

many times I do brew install and I keep getting error unable to link, and brew doesnt give what it is not able to link to, it does tell what it is able to, time back I manually did it but now I ...
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How to deal with commands of conflicting names listed in `brew doctor`?

So after brew doctorI`ll get the following without any recommendation: Warning: You have external commands with conflicting names. Found command `brew-cask` in following places: ...
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OSX Apache 2.4 - No module images found

I thought this came with apache 2.4. I know before updating i had Mavericks with 2.2 and i tried installing 2.4 via brew. Example error: httpd: Syntax error on line 78 of ...
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Mac Mini 1,1 (10.6.8) Missing libc++

My Mac Mini 1,1 running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 is missing libc++. Is there a version for OS X 10.6.8? Is there a way to install it again through Homebrew?
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installing homebank with brew

while installing homebank software I am getting error Error: You must `brew link intltool xz' before homebank can be installed MacBook-Pro:/ Sarfaraz$ ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL ...
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Can brew find / manage packages installed by manually binary download + install?

I manually downloaded quite some software on my Mac, and now I want to use brew to manage all my packages. But I don't seem to be able to find the manually installed software, maybe I missed some ...
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rabbitmq can not start broker

I did not shutdown my mac for several weeks, but it crashed yesterday, and now I can not run rabbitmq properly. ~$ rabbitmq-server RabbitMQ 3.5.6. Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Pivotal ...
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homebrew gcc-5 fails to find any standard library

I am running os x version el capitan and have installed gcc5 via homebrew. However, compiling simple programs such as: #include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("Hello world\n"); return ...
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brew not linking gcc after install?

Why does brew not link gcc properly? What am I missing? $>brew install gcc49 --without-multilib ==> Installing gcc49 from homebrew/homebrew-versions ==> Downloading ...
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Brew Problems on Mac

On my mac OSX Yosemite. when I do a brew update error: unable to unlink old 'bin/brew' (Permission denied) error: unable to unlink old 'share/man/man1/brew.1' (Permission denied) OK. So I do a ...
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GUI applications installed with homebrew cannot be launched using Spotlight [duplicate]

I have installed cocoa versions of both Emacs and MacVim using homebrew. After the installation, the actual applications are installed in /usr/local/opt/emacs/Emacs.app and ...
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How to send email from OS X command line

Dozens of tutorials followed and nothing works. msmtp doesn't work ("TLS certificate verification failed: unable to get local issuer certificate" (cert installed) postfix doesn't work (no way to ...
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After removing mysql, when I execute mysql my prompt changes?

I am not sure why this is happening. I made a mistake and I installed mysql with brew, then I forgot and I installed again but with the dmg package. Then I wanted to remove completely both and make ...
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“ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED” on localhost after (I think) upgrading Apache via homebrew

I maintain a local web development environment on my Mac via Homebrew, set up in roughly the way described here: ...
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Brew process leak

Since I upgraded to El Captain, I'm having trouble with Homebrew, specifically when exhausting the resources by spawning dozens of process from time to time. I get this error: fork: Resource ...
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Homebrew installation failed on OS X El Capitan. Uninstall won't work. How do I start over and reinstall?

I'm trying to install Homebrew. Running OS X 10.11.1. When installing, I got an error message. I now can't retrieve the output I got, but there were several "fatal" errors. When trying to reinstall ...
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Why do my versions of Java differ?

If I brew --config, I see #... Java: 1.8.0_60 which is what my my OS X Java Control Panel reported until I recently updated. Now the control panel reports the new version Java 8 Update 65 but ...
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Why does pidof from homebrew returns always zero?

I've installed pidof via homebrew brew install pidof And think about two cases: $ pidof bash > /dev/null; echo $? $ pidof asdf > /dev/null; echo $? The results are: 0 0 Why does it ...
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Mount SquashFS under El Capitan or alternative to SquashFS?

I am converting some .tar.gz to SquashFS (using squashfs from homebrew) using xz compression because I want to be able to mount the archives and read the content without extrating and also because the ...
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torsocks not working in El Capitan

Just a few weeks ago on OS X Yosemite, it worked fine. Now, after performing a clean install of OS X El Capitan it no longer works. I’m very inclined to believe something in El Capitan is the culprit ...