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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 Upgrading 1 outdated package, with result: homebrew/science/octave 4.0.0_3 ==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 homebrew/...
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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 forgot,...
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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: /usr/local/bin/brew-...
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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 /usr/local/etc/apache2/...
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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 https://raw....
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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 0;...
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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 http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/...
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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 /usr/local/opt/macvim/...
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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: https://echo.co/blog/os-x-1010-yosemite-local-development-environment-apache-php-and-...
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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 ...
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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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/...
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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: /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/usr/bin/...
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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 it'...
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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 #!/usr/...
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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 homebrew/emacs/haskell-...