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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 ...
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Trouble installing Graphviz Software on Mac OSX

Hi im trying to install Graphicsv on my mac. I used homebrew to try and install on my mac but i keep getting this error: Error: You must `brew link libpng' before graphviz can be installed Which i ...
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Cannot symlink gcc-5 instead of clang on OS X 10.10.5?

I've installed gcc-5 via brew install gcc5, and I've tried linking gcc (which is clang by default) to gcc-5, but whenever I try running gcc, it's using clang. I've also checked that /usr/local/bin is ...
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Unable to run Postgres after Installation on OSX - El Capitan

I just used homebrew to install my postgres, and I am unable to start it after attempting to start it with the suggested command from postgres/brew. Can someone please advise?
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Install new NANO (2.4) using BREW but still uses old versions (symbolic link not created?)

I installed NANO 2.4 but my OS X is still using 2.0. I beleive its something to do with the symbolic link that wasn't created. I first tapped the homebrew/dupes so i could brew install nano ~ brew ...
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Where can I get formail for OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

I was using formail in a utility script, but it disappeared when I upgraded to OS X El Capitan (10.11)? Apparently, it and procmail are gone. What's a good way to get formail? Build it from source? ...
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El Capitan Homebrew can't reinstall

I'm having a problem re-installing homebrew on OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 . When I run the install command for homebrew: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL ...
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What would cause a CLI utility to ignore arguments except when invoked directly?

Okay, so this just happened: iMac:bin nreilingh$ tree --version . |____tree iMac:bin nreilingh$ which tree /usr/local/bin/tree iMac:bin nreilingh$ ls -l /usr/local/bin/tree lrwxr-xr-x 1 nreilingh ...
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bash script to verify that brew cask is installed

I am writing a script to setup a mac development environment, however I am running into an issue on some peoples macs where cask does not install. Is there a way I can verify if cask has been ...
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launchctl doesn't start cntlm daemon

I've installed cntlm on osx using the homebrew formula. Then I've copied the .plist file and started the daemon: sudo cp -fv /usr/local/opt/cntlm/*.plist /Library/LaunchDaemons sudo chown root ...
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mupdf command does not install with homebrew

I tried to install MuPDF on OS X 10.11 using Homebrew: brew install mupdf-tools But when I try to use it from the command line (it doesn't show up on Launchpad) I get the following error: mupdf ...
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How to fix homebrew error: “invalid active developer path” after upgrade to OS X El Capitan?

I get this error when I run brew update: $ brew update xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools), missing xcrun at: ...
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“Failure while executing” error when trying to install GCC

I've followed the instructions of the both the accepted answer to this question as well as the other suggestions, How do I install GCC via Homebrew?. But all I get is the following message when I run ...
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I can't uninstall Homebrew. How can I find and remove all of my Homebrew files and re-install it again?

I've deleted a main Homebrew file and now I can't un-install Homebrew. I want to un-install it and then do a fresh install. This is what I'm getting in the Terminal... host:~ user$ ruby -e ...
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Upgrading brew in El Capitan

I just upgraded to El Capitan, and when I tried updating brew I got the following error: $ brew update Error: The /usr/local directory is not writable. Even if this directory was writable when you ...
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How can I install Dedalus using MacPorts?

Ive installed all the necessary MacPorts versions of the dependency packages listed on this page. When I run the bash install.sh installation script, it fails while installing scipy (which...I've ...
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Start brew-installed applications from terminal

I just set up homebrew on my new macbook and used the brew and brew cask commands to install some applications. I can now open the applications from the launchpad but not from the terminal. I know ...
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How can I configure fail2ban for use with OS X

I've seen instructions for configuring fail2ban on BSD using pf but I'm not sure how these can be adapted to configure the fail2ban rules that ship with homebrew to configure Yosemite's firewall for ...
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Where does Homebrew install wine?

I'd ask this on Homebrew's own community, but it doesn't seem like there is one. I'm trying to install wine with Homebrew, but it doesn't look like anything's in the right place. That is, "which ...
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Can't access users home directory when mounting a ext4 fs

I installed osxfuse and ext4fuse via homebrew in hopes of mounting a ext4 FS, but I can't seem to access the directories within the home directory, Finder is displaying a little red circle within the ...
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Softlink /bin/bash to a brew-installed bash

It is a question related to this other one, but I can't comment. I've updated to use bash 4 from brew installation. But I don't know if changing all the header scripts from: #!/bin/bash To ...
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Auto-updating Homebrew

i'm currently using the Homebrew package manager and my question is: is possibile to write a bash's script in order to execute brew update and eventually brew upgrade whenever opening a shell for the ...
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To install Haskell in OSX >= 10.8.5?

GCC was apparently removed from the current Xcode, here. I would like to find a standard way to install Haskell to OSX. Not a custom way. Brew's packages haskell-stack ...
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Installing bbcp on OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to install bbcp (which is a fast scp alternative) on MAC, I tried with brew: $ brew install bbcp Error: No available formula for bbcp ==> Searching formulae... ==> Searching taps... ...
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To Install Latin Modern Math font in OS X

I want to have the codes of the project GUST in my OS X. Franck indicates here that the definite way is to download those fonts from there and install. However, I would like to find some packaged ...
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brew doctor complains unexpected dylibs '/usr/local/lib/libecomlodr.dylib', deletable?

I ran brew doctor and it complains unexpected dylibs '/usr/local/lib/libecomlodr.dylib'. Is it deletable? $ brew doctor ...
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openpgp2ssh (monkeysphere tool) installed with Homebrew on OS X error Can't locate Crypt/OpenSSL/Bignum.pm in @INC

I am trying to install monkeysphere on an OS X machine with Homebrew: $ brew install monkeysphere monkeysphere: Unsatisfied dependency: Crypt::OpenSSL::Bignum Homebrew does not provide Perl ...
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How can I get gdk-x11-3.0 on OS X?

Building an application from source (yikes), I get this on cmake: -- checking for module 'gdk-x11-3.0' -- package 'gdk-x11-3.0' not found CMake Error at ...
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How to install local .dmg files via homebrew?

I´m wondering whether there is a possibility to install local .dmg files previously downloaded. I figured out that homebrewmay use archive file (gzip, bz2, tar, etc.) when putting them into the right ...
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How I can install a Homebrew recipe maintained in a separate git repository outside of /usr/local/Library/Formula?

I'm writing a quick Homebrew formula for my own private purposes (it's unlikely to be shared). I'd like to install it , but would prefer not to maintain my own local fork of Homebrew, but instead ...
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No devel block is defined for automake? Error when using Homebrew

I'm getting an odd error that google seems to only have a handful of (unhelpful) results for. When I use homebrew to try and install some dev libraries or tools, it's coming up: brew install -v ...
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Find executables associated with Homebrew Formula

Some Homebrew formulas have names that do not correspond with any of the installed commands (e.g., coreutils, speech-tools), other formulas provide an command that matches up with the name, but also ...
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Installed openvpn with brew but it doesn't appear to be installed correctly

I installed openvpn with brew. The installation went fine, no errors or missing dependencies. But now when I try to run it: users-MBP:~ user$ brew install openvpn Warning: openvpn-2.3.7 already ...
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How to install RGtk2 on OS X 10.10.5?

I am trying to install RGtk2. I have installed GTK+ and XQuartz with Homebrew: $ brew cask install xquartz Warning: A Cask for xquartz is already installed. Add the "--force" option to force ...
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uconv on Mac OS X anywhere?

Is the uconv utility (a tool from ICU that provides Unicode normalization) available for Mac OS X? I did not find it in homebrew and searching the web for solutions did not turn out anything useful ...
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Problem downloading some urls with cURL on OSX

I have problem downloading some applications with homebrew. I could get them when the download urls start with https:// but curl fails when the urls start with, ftp:// or http:// For example, I ...
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OSX Homebrew MySQL Installation Gone Bad

I'm having issues with getting mysql installed properly under homebrew. I want homebrew to manage it, and I had it installed manually using the .dmg installer beforehand. I've backed up my data into ...
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Installing ODBC via HomeBrew

I installed freetds and unixodbc via Homebrew, more or less following the directions found in this sql server and odbc on Mac link. I diverged from those directions when it came to the location for ...
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Homebrew mass unstallation

Hello I am wondering if there is a way to uninstall all "programs" installed by homebrew? I was using it and installed programs that corresponded to programming or using C/C++ and used the terminal to ...
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How best to isolate my development environment on OS X?

What is the current best practice for setting up a development environment on OS X? I recently got a new Mac with OS X 10.10, Yosemite. I'm familiar with homebrew, and from my Linux experience, ...
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How to get a universal binary with both architectures from Homebrew on Mavericks

I need to install Cairo for the use of a 32-bit application on Mavericks. After first uninstalling libpng, I have succeeded in forcing a complete recompile of Cairo and all its dependents (libpng, ...
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Uninstall PHP on Mac Mountain Lion

I have installed PHP 5.4.40 on my Mac OS Mountain Lion, but need >=5.5.9 (for laravel/lumen-framework v5.1.0 installation), so i run installation with package installer, iMac-Dmitry:Projects dmitry$ ...
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How to allow my Mac OS X 10.10.4 to download from sourceforge.net?

I'm trying to install QUCS(Quite Universal Circuit Simulator) to my Macbook. Following link, http://qucs.sourceforge.net/build.html , I used Homebrew and follow the instructions in the section, Build ...
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Error :: Rename Operation not permitted

I was trying to install Git on my mac using Brew, one of the posts says here to rename after installing. But I am getting the following error. mv: rename /usr/bin/git to /usr/bin/git-apple: ...
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Permanently saving changes to $PATH [duplicate]

I have ruby and homebrew running for a while and I'm starting to play with Bash. I have encountered a problem with my PATH variable as echo'd: ...
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How to generate a (valid) PDF with “a2ps foo.txt”?

I installed a2ps on Mac OS X 10.10.4 via brew. My ~/.a2psrc contains Options: --medium=Letter -P pdf. But when I do a2ps foo.txt no PDF file is generated (this used to work on Ubuntu/Debian Linux). ...
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Wi-Fi stops working when I launch OpenVPN server

I have an OpenVPN server running on my device. I downloaded OpenVPN from homebrew and it has a plist to load with launchctl. However, if I try launching the server with launchctl start ...
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How do I add --with-ssl to Homebrew's litmus install

I'm trying to add litmus with ssl enabled, but the "download - configure - make" path fails, missing files . So tried Homebrew Install Litmus and it works fine - but... it doesn't build with ssl, ...
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Uninstall/ disable php 5.6.9 osx Yosemite

I´m running osx yosemite with homebrew, apache, php5.6.9 and have installed php 5.3. I need php 5.3 to run a certain api which known to have complications with ph5.6.9. But how can I disable php 5.6.9 ...
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OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite, has the default PATH changed?

Today I had to configure a new macbook, running 10.10.3 out of the box and immediately upgraded to 10.10.4. After installing homebrew I went to configure the default PATH, and opened /etc/paths. I ...