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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 this:...
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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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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 Homebrew....
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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 /usr/...
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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 "$(...