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-bash: /usr/bin/svn: No such file or directory

I am trying to upgrade my svn version. So I deleted older binary sudo rm /usr/bin/svn Then I installed svn brew install svn And linked it too athakur:home athakur$ brew link --overwrite ...
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homebrew - trouble upgrading openssl?

I'm on osx 10.11. (Background: I'm having trouble getting the system installed Python to use TLS 1.1.) From what I've read I need to use brew to manage Python. But I want to upgrade openssl first ...
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Error: It seems the App source is not there: '/usr/local/Caskroom/multibit/0.5.19/MultiBit.app'

I first moved Caskroom to new location mv /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom /usr/local for f in ~/Applications/*.app; do oldloc="$(readlink "$f")"; [[ -e $oldloc ]] || ln -sf "/usr/local${oldloc#/opt/...
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Homebrew recipe without url

Is it possible to create a Homebrew Formula that doesn't need a URL to download? In my case the recipe just depends on other recipes and installs a homebrew specific shell script. class Test < ...
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Brew doctor asking to update xcode, while its already updated

When I run brew doctor It says Warning: Your Xcode (6.4) is outdated Please update to Xcode 7.3.1. Xcode can be updated from the App Store. While I already have latest XCode cli, which I found ...
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Get Spotlight to search in Caskroom subdirs (which is now in /usr/local/)

I'm using Homebrew with Caskroom and since a recent update, it installs the apps downloaded through brew cask within /usr/local/Caskroom/ I always used Spotlight to find and open these apps, but now ...
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Error when trying to “brew install rbenv”

I am trying to install rbenv by following instruction from the site Ruby on Rails development setup for Mac OSX when I try brew install rbenv I get the error below: Error: rbenv-rbenv already ...
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ld: library not found for -lgcc

After a brew upgrade every time I try to compile a .c file I get the following error: ld: library not found for -lgcc collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status Wrappers like mpicc still work though....
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Terminal.app and tmux session, can't use “open” command (without tmux it works)

I use Terminal.app and a tmux session. > open -a VLC file.mp4 The window server could not be contacted. open must be run with a user logged in at the console, either as that user or as root. ...
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xcode build of citra not working

My machine: MAC OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. Situation: Installing citra (following the instructions on https://citra-emu.org/wiki/Building-For-OS-X). Everything works except the last step. Running in ...
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duplicate image: find the same image in different resolutions (low, middle and hq)

There are lots of Open Source (brew) and App Store software about duplicate image finder. Mostly they do things like a checksum on files. I have a different use case. I have the same image in lot of ...
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Is Homebrew safe for Mac? [closed]

I wonder if Homebrew is safe for Mac users... Do you have any bad experience with this software (like malware for example)?
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Homebrew putty installation does not make the putty command recognisable

I would like to instal putty with use of Homebrew. I'm performing the following command: brew install putty which gives the seemingly correct output: ==> Downloading https://homebrew.bintray....
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Is it possible to create something like a requirements file for homebrew?

Python (and other languages) can use a requirements file to specify a list of packages to install. Is it possible to use a requirements file for homebrew?
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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 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: /usr/...
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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 https://...
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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: /usr/local/include/node/...
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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' &...