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postresql not installing with homebrew on El Capitain 10.11.5

brew doctor says 'Your system is ready to brew.' Upon installing with homebrew : brew uninstall postgres && brew install postgres I always get the following error : Data page checksums ...
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Downgrade GCC version

How do I downgrade my GCC v5 to GCC version 4.7 ? I currently don't have Xcode installed and I am using the command line tool. More details : Apple LLVM version 7.3.0 (clang-703.0.29) Target: ...
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Why “Too many open files” error is occurred while opening a webpage with polipo installed on OS X 10.11.4?

I have installed polipo-1.1.1 caching proxy on my OS X 10.11.4 with homebrew: brew install polipo --with-large-chunks Sometimes opening URLs (this page for example) is failed with this error ...
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How to Run Homebrew's Caskroom/cask/pdfinfo?

I run brew install Caskroom/cask/pdfinfo but I cannot find in my commandline. My PATH is /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/Library/TeX/texbin How can you run pdfinfo of Homebrew?
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Build failed in step '(top-level)'

I'm trying to build the arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi cross-compiler toolkit on my mac. I've found a tutorial that seemed to be good (and it actually fixed a few of the problems I had had before. But then ...
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Brew installed Boost different versions

I am currently trying to work out how to handle different versions of libraries installed via Homebrew on OS X. In particular Boost. I did have boost installed (currently v159) and boost155, but ...
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How to change the GNU Make's (default) default location of gcc

I run Mac OS X El Capitan 10.4. I have used brew to install Compilation Tools (https://www.topbug.net/blog/2013/04/14/install-and-use-gnu-command-line-tools-in-mac-os-x/). Now when I run make, it ...
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Installing ffmpeg with homebrew?

I am trying to install ffmpeg and it's libraries with homebrew on a mac running osx (El Capitain). The installation completes however its seems only ffmpeg is installed and not ffprobe or drawtext. ...
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“config” scripts exist outside your system or Homebrew directories

I'm currently using pyenv and pyenv-virtualenv, which i've installed via Homebrew. I've added if which pyenv > /dev/null; then eval "$(pyenv init -)"; fi to enable shims and autocompletion and if ...
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brew: how to delete outdated version of package

Homebrew upgrades itself to brew. And it looks like the maintainers have not implemented some daily-used commands like brew cleanup. So anyone knows how to delete outdated version of software ...
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How to install specific version of python on OS X

I need to install python3.4 on my OS X. Tried to do it with brew install python3 and now I have python 3.5.1. But I need py3.4. How can I install python3.4 on my Mac?
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How to use SDL2 on OS X via Makefile? [migrated]

I have homebrew and its sdl2 package properly installed on OS X El Capitan, and the SDL2 headers are in /usr/local/include/SDL2, but when I use -lSDL2 in gcc and #include <SDL2/SDL.h> as in ...
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How to Install pdfimages in El Capitan?

I am reviewing the answer here about Extracting embedded images from a PDF. It is not in Homebrew. How can you install pdfimages in OS X El Capitan?
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Does Homebrew have a command-not-found hook?

Arch Linux's pkgfile has a command-not-found hook that you can source from your shell's startup file (.zshrc, .bashrc, or whatever). Does Homebrew have anything roughly equivalent to this?
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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 '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 ...