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Should I use a package manager?

I want to keep keep track of which files belong to which application, so that when I uninstall an application, I can be sure all of its files are gone, including configuration files, dependencies it ...
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how to pack python package that includes python scripts and bash scripts for OSx as pythonTool.app?

I have made a python tool which I want to share with users. I tried Automator, and it works but in that I used Application > Run Shell Script in which I hard coded the path to my python script, but ...
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Who installed this Emacs?

I have: $ /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs --version GNU Emacs 24.3.1 $ /usr/bin/emacs --version GNU Emacs 22.1.1 How do I get rid of the second installation of Emacs?
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How to download pre-built binaries from MacPorts without installing?

I see as of 2.0 MacPorts is hosting pre-built binaries, which it would install by default if licensing is present and compatible. I'm looking for a more current version of rsync than ships by default ...
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How should I install software from source so that I can make my configuration manageable and reproducible?

Related question on Unix/Linux: How should I install software from source so that I can make my configuration manageable and reproducible? However, I've tailored this question more towards the Mac OS ...
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Is it possible to install Linux packages on OS X?

I know that the Mac commandline is very similar to that of Linux operating systems, so it would be nice to use some features of Linux in my Mac, specially installing Linux packages. For example, in ...
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OS X Package Management

I'd like to know if anyone out there has done a comprehensive comparison of the various package manager solutions available for OS X. More specifically, I'm looking for: A list of all the major ...