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Can't UsePrivilegeSeparation sandbox with Homebrew sshd

With OSX 10.9.5, and using the latest Homebrew OpenSSH, which at time of writing is OpenSSH_7.1p2/OpenSSL 1.0.2f, I must set the following in /usr/local/etc/ssh/sshd_config: UsePrivilegeSeparation ...
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How to show programs installed with brew in Launchpad?

I've installed many programs with homebrew, but only one is shown in Launchpad. How can I show also others in that menu? I have to open them from CLI, but someone has difficult name to remember and I ...
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Why does my brew installation not work?

I installed brew before, but it does not work now. When I run brew, it gives me the error -bash: brew: command not found So I tried to reinstall using the code ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL ...
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glui.h not found

I installed glui using homebrew $ brew info glui glui: stable 2.36 C++ user interface library http://glui.sourceforge.net/ /usr/local/Cellar/glui/2.36 (3 files, 594K) * Built from source From: ...
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Issue with libcurl.4.dylib

I'm trying to run Photo Grabbr to bulk download from Flickr but I can't get it to run on Snow Leopard Server (10.6.8). I get the following error in the problem report: Process: Photo Grabbr ...
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why does the which command output the same path twice?

Why does this command have this output? $which -a python /usr/local/bin/python /usr/local/bin/python /usr/bin/python Specifically, why is "/usr/local/bin/python" listed twice? The "/usr/local/bin" ...
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How to install ssmtp on mac?

I want to install the ssmtp (http://archive09.linux.com/feature/132006) on my Mac (El Capitan). I have homebrew installed but ssmtp isn't one of the packages available. What are my options for ...
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unable to install homebrew

unable to install homebrew I am using this command. ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" getting this error. i have already installed updated ...
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Installing Xcode via command line

I am a Linux user and have never used OSX before. Someone asked me for help with installing some software on an OSX "Lion" server. I asked him to give me an SSH shell, assuming that would be ...
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Open djvu file with Evince?

I have installed evince from homebrew. But I have no idea how to change the default application of djvu file to evince. Yes, I can run it from Terminal, but it's not always that convenient. This ...
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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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Trying to install Homebrew, but I get this “fatal: cannot create directory at 'Library/ENV/pkgconfig/10.10': Permission denied”

I am having issues with Brew. It was working fine, but now it's a little wonky. Tried re-installing, but I get this error:"fatal: cannot create directory at 'Library/ENV/pkgconfig/10.10': Permission ...
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Howto install 'MySQL Utilities' using brew or brew cask

I installed MySQL server and client using brew. I installed MySQL Workbench with brew cask. But I don't find MySQL Utilities (something new?). Howto install that using brew or brew cask? ...
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Batch Job Scheduler

This might be weird to ask, since in all these years I've never used a Mac as a "remote scheduler", but this is what I need now. Can you recommend a batch job scheduler? What I need is to login via ...
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Install xquartz using homebrew on Mac OS X El Captian

I installed xquartz in Mac OS X El Captain using the following command: brew install Caskroom/cask/xquartz After completion, brew list does not show xquartz. Am I doing something wrong here?
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Homebrew permissions & multiple users needing to brew update

I'm using Homebrew to manage package installs on Lion (Lion Server actually but this shouldn't matter). Homebrew was installed under one user. Now a different user would like to add a package and ...
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Can't install Homebrew on OSX

I am trying to install Homebrew on OSX El Capitan. All latest OSX and Xcode updates have been installed. I am using this command in terminal: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL ...
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Can't start Octave 3.8.0 in GUI mode

I installed Octave 3.8.0 using homebrew. The Octave official FAQ says I can use --force-gui option to start octave with the GUI. But when I use octave --force-gui command in the terminal, nothing ...
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How to make brew installed software take effect over the manually installed one?

I have an older version of software that I once manually installed through installation package (version 0.6.6 -- I write it down here for later discussion purpose, but the version number is not ...
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Fix my LaunchAgents

I suspect because my LaunchAgents on MacBook has been interrupted this is what I get when I run… $ ls -ld ~/Library/LaunchAgents lrwxr-xr-x 1 infacq staff 46 Aug 16 11:03 ...
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How does bash choose default shell

I am running El Capitan 10.11.3 with bash version 3.x so I decided to update bash via: brew install bash Brew places the new bash under /usr/local/Cellar/bash: brew info bash bash: stable 4.3.42 ...
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Know installation source of PHP

I'm finding myself in an awkward situation. I need to install PHP and Nginx for development but I do not want to mess up my Mac with multiple installations. I have found that PHP and PHP-fpm are ...
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installing express without npm for the MEAN stack

My El Capitan shows node installed in /usr/local/bin/node, but $which npm reports nothing. I have Angular installed and which to play around with the MEAN stack which requires express and mangoDB. ...
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Use brew to check version of software online before installed

For example, when I run brew search octave It shows homebrew/science/octave Caskroom/cask/octave I don't know which to install so I want to check the version of these ...
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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 ...
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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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How to figure out what is causing the ownership of /usr/local to change from my-username to root

I use homebrew as a package manager for certain web development app. To keep brew up-to-date I run update brew every couple of days and also run brew doctor. Usually, this is fine and brew tells me ...
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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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Why do extensions require compilation

With Homebrew, staying updated with command line tools has become quite comfortable, not least because more and more tools come precompiled, so they take just seconds to install. However, for ...
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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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To use STDBUF from Homebrew's coreutils

I run brew search stdbuf and get No formula found for "stdbuf". Searching pull requests... Closed pull requests: coreutils: upstream fix for stdbuf (https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/pull/32955) ...
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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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Homebrew: how to switch between GCC versions `gcc49` and `gcc`?

I foolishly uninstalled GCC 4.9 after brew upgradeing to GCC 5. However I need both versions and I need to be able to switch back and forth. I thought I could just do brew switch 4.9.2 but the old ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to fix brew after OSX upgrade to Yosemite?

I faced some issue with Homebrew. I upgraded to Yosemite. After the upgrade, homebrew seems to be broken. I would run any brew command and get this error /usr/local/bin/brew: ...
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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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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 ...
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MacPorts vs. Fink vs. Homebrew

I always used MacPorts to install and maintain my GCC compilers and other programs. Now I've heard about Fink and Homebrew. It seems these two utilities are gaining ground in the Mac community, but I ...
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How to remove outdated casks from Homebrew?

I am using homebrew-cask to keep my ecosystem of applications up-to-date. It is great when maintaining several computers at home, travel or on the go. However, when some packages are getting updated ...
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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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Is there any way to upgrade brew cask

Is there any way to upgrade all brew casks? Something like brew cask upgrade?
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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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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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Where can I find the installed package path via brew

I installed some packages via brew. But I can not find where is it. I can NOT get access by typing hping on terminal % brew install hping ...
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Are my permissions for /usr/local/ correct?

I’m using HomeBrew for my port needs (seems a bit “cleaner” than MacPorts). I can install without sudoing (which is great), but the man linking step seems to require it (/usr/local/share/man/man3 ...
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Write in NTFS using Mavericks [duplicate]

I was able to read and write NTFS filesystems normally in Mountain Lion, but after the upgrade this stopped to work. I installed ntfs-3g and fuse4x using homebrew in Mountain Lion and followed the ...
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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 ...