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Need to install minimum 10.9.4 for XCode, but running 2009 iMac with 2GB Ram, only option now is Yosemite

been given a iMac to configure for my new job. Its a 2009 20" iMac. I recently clean installed Mountain Lion, as I knew it was stable and I had a boot USB. I thought Mountain Lion would be enough ...
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Apache2 no longer working in Yosemite

After upgrading OSX to yosemite, my local apache2 server is no longer working. Running sudo apachectl restart does not give any error, however nothing is running on localhost:80, and nothing is ...
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Xcode file vs project

I am using Xcode to code a little program. I chose New->File, and made a new c file, named a3.c. I see that the code completion is not the same when coding a file versus a project. Why is this so? ...
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Installing a major Ruby implementation without XCode

A user is wanting to get started with Ruby (and Ruby on Rails), and they don't have XCode installed, and the current internet connection is rather weak. Are there any major implementations of Ruby ...
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Being asked to log into a different account to update Xcode?

I wanted to update Xcode 5 to Xcode 6, but the App Store said I had updates available for other accounts. I then uninstalled Xcode but now when I go to the App Store it still says Update rather than ...
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I need help with my app and implementing NSFileManager [on hold]

Im 16 and I'm making a download manager app. Its function is for you to google search something you want to download (music, photo, files, etc) and save them in the app. I have the web browser setup. ...
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Xcode gives .DS_Store conflict error

Me and my partner are using Xcode's built-in git to edit code together. When I tried to pull a change, I am having .DS_Store files conflict. We are both working on the storyboard and adding images ...
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OS X Yosemite XCode update stuck on 'Waiting'

I recently downloaded Yosemite, and I'm trying to update my XCode. I hit 'Update' in the App Store, and but it's been stuck at 'Waiting' for the past 30 minutes. What can I do to fix this?
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Xcode not updated after updating through Mac App Store

I recently downloaded Xcode 6.1 from the Mac App Store and after downloading it, Xcode shows the version is still same as the old one (5.1). When I go to the Mac App Store and search for Xcode, it ...
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Why is uninstall-developer-folder complaining about $pkgutil_volume_basename?

When running /Developer/Library/uninstall-developer-folder under sudo, I get Use of uninitialized value $pkgutil_volume_basename in concatenation (.) or string at ...
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In Xcode, how can I utilize new UI APIs for Yosemite, but then revert to older ones for older OS'?

I have been looking all over the place and can't seem to find an answer. (I'm probably not using the correct terminology) I'm building a simple AppleScript ObjC program and I want to use the new UI ...
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XCode 6 on Yosemite crashing in fullscreen mode when build & running app on device

Xcode 6 on Yosemite crashes everytime when pressing Build&Run on Device. Current window disappears and Start screen appears. Anyone else experiencing this? UPDATE: As it seems Xcode is not ...
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Can Xcode installed from a dmg file to updated automatically

I wanted to install the latest Xcode 6.1 from here https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action#, because a lot of things cannot compile with Xcode 6.0.1 on Yosemite. However, I want to know ...
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I'm getting a connection timed out error with SVN after installing OS X Yosemite

Yesterday I updated OS X to Yosemite from Mavericks. Today, any time I try to execute commands in SVN (no matter which client I use, including command-line), I get the following error: svn: E175012: ...
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What is the relationship between Xcode and Xcode command line tools

When I install Xcode from App Store, I can compile programs in Xcode as well as command line too. Several command line utilities like clang, make and git all become available when Xcode.app is ...
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Cannot update to XCode 6.0.1

When I press update or update all buttons in app store on my OS X it shows a loading animation and does nothing. Before this it was asking for more space. I have freed a space and now it is 8.88Gb ...
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What are the most convenient keyboard/keyboard layout for programming?

I do a bit of Objective-C, Matlab and Python, and start to get tired of the keyboard I use (AZERTY). It is far from being optimal as one need to press ALT+SHIFT+( to get [ for example. I think of ...
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How can I download Swift?

I've been trying to get my hands on Swift, but I can't seem to find it. Is it released yet? If not, when will it be released?
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Xcode won't recognize my jailbroken iPhone even though I have a provisioning profile

I have a paid developer account with Apple and my phone has a valid provisioning profile installed on it. I jailbroke my iPhone because in iOS 7 there is no 3G toggle switch; without the toggle my ...
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Xcode Beta “Verifying Xcode.app”

I just installed Xcode beta, and when trying to open it, it stays on "Verifying Xcode.app" and does not proceed. Why is that? I have the latest OS X mavericks.
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Swift on Xcode 6

I'm trying to use Swift on Xcode 6 for an OS X application, but it defaults the language to Objective-C and won't let me switch it to Swift. I can use Swift for iOS but not OS X. I have the latest ...
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performSegueWithIdentifier is not performing in swift [closed]

I am learning swift through the Udemy course. In a section they have shown the coding for performing segue. i tried the same, but its not changing, I tried printing a phrase "page changed" at the same ...
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Is there a way to show the iPhone skin with the lastest iOS 8 Simulator?

Previous versions of the iOS Simulator (7 and below) would also show the iPhone skin, which made for better demos: Is there a way to do this with the iOS 8 Simulator? This isn't as compelling:
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Can I use Xcode to run previously purchased apps?

So I bought an app from the app store and I'd like to run it in Xcode. I know you can hook up your Apple ID to Xcode but I wasn't sure if you can then download previously purchased apps and run them. ...
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xcode 5.1 app is not running on xcode 6.0 Cocoa Pods issue

I have created the projects on xcode 5.1 and using cocapods for external Libraries. Now I changed my Mac and using xcode 6.0.1 but I'm facing issues now it's says all the libraries which I installed ...
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To install applications in Developer view of iPad

I would like to install Amazon's Kindle application to my virtual iPad on my Macbook Air's Xcode. However, the developer view is very limited. I can only connect iCloud which shares some details ...
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Xcode 6.0.1 CTRL-Drag from view to source code not working

I'm following a tutorial and when I CTRL-drag from the view to the source code in Xcode nothing happens. I get the blue line but when I drop it in the source code I don't get the menu where I can ...
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How to switch between output window and code editor in Xcode

I tried google'ing around and I could not find the shortcut that can send me to the "output window(if that's what it's called)" after telling my program to compile and run. Also, how would I switch ...
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Update a software that has been downloaded with an apple ID associated with a deleted email address

I am trying to update XCode. When I go on the AppStore and try to update XCode I receive the following message: You have updates available for other accounts Sign in to ...
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Remove old Apple ID Account

When trying to update apps on the Apple Store I still get the account of someone who was using the computer before me: How do I change that, it's the only place where I can't use my Apple ID ...
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OS X mavericks update issue

am trying to update my iMac 21.5 inch mid 2010 from os x mavericks 10.9.1 to 10.9.5 to work on Xcode 6 but it always fail and give me the alert message OS X Update could not be verified . It may have ...
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TimeMachine Keychain backup

Does timemachine backup all keychain access keys for xcode security? Or does that need to me configured to work correctly? We want to back up a IOS App build machine.
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How to disable 3D acceleration on the Mac Book Air?

I have a Mac Book Air 2010 with an NVidia GeForce 320M chip. When I use Xcode 6 in the View Debugging tool (a 3D interface that allows debugging the view hierarchy of an app), the computer crashes ...
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cannot install iOS 7.1 simulator for Xcode 6 (weird file mounting error)

I have XCode 5.1 working without problems with iOS 7.1 simulators until yesterday when I upgraded to Xcode 6, the installation was completed successfully, but whenever I try to download and install ...
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Unable to update to Xcode6 from AppStore

I am running my mac on OSX 10.9.5 I can see Xcode 6 in the app store and there is a button "Update". But once I hit the update button, spinner pops up for a second and then dissappears and that's it. ...
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Updating / Upgrading Xcode to 6.0.1 does not work

so I tried to upgrade my Xcode to 6.0.1 from 5.6 or something. I'm running on Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 yet. The problem is that it starts downloading Xcode form the Mac AppStore and already ...
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Accidentally dragged a font's typeface out of the font dialog and “deleted” it

When I was trying to change the font in my xcode, I accidentally dragged a typeface out of the dialog with the mouse, causing the typeface to disappear from the fonts dialog forever. As you can ...
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Commandline tools is in multiple locations

I have commandline tools in /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/ and in ~/CommandLineTools I thought they were included in Xcode now. Can I remove them and how would I? I want to use both Xcode 6 ...
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Downgrade from Xcode 6.1 to Xcode 5.1.1

I just accidentally updated Xcode to 6.0.1 (don't ask me how these things happen). I'd like to downgrade - is there any clear path for that?
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How to remove single recent item in Xcode?

Is there any way to remove single item from Xcode recent history instead of clearing them all? To be clear: The goal is "remove single item from open recent list"
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Xcode 5.1.1 cannot run on device with iOS 8.0 version

I am using Xcode 5.1.1 as I require an app which supports iOS 6.1 and Above with base SDK iOS 7.1. I tried upgrading Xcode 6.0 but it is not able to run iOS 6.1 simulators. So I reverted back to Xcode ...
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How do I acquire SDKs to build target pre-8.0 iOS?

I have installed XCode 6 and it came with the iOS 8 SDK but i need to test on devices still running 7.1 and cannot figure out how to get the iOS 7 SDK now without downloading an older version of XCode ...
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Archive submission failed: ITMS-4238 “Redundant binary upload”

When attempting to submit an app from Xcode 6 Organizer to iTunes Connect, I receive the following error: ERROR ITMS-4238 "Redundant binary upload. There already exists a binary upload with build ...
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help in xcode for creating ios game

How can I make the top part of an object (for example a small square platform) allow my character to bounce but the rest of the object (bottom and sides of the square) have my character die on impact. ...
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Xcode 6.0.1 Mavericks changes icons and themes

I just updated Xcode 5.1.1 to 6.0.1 on Mavericks, and it is suddenly extremely bright and all of the icons have been replaced with the ugly flat icons. What can I do to change it back to the way it ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 crashes on 10.9.5 Mavericks when run in User Account but runs in Guest Account

Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac9,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 6 MB Memory: 4 GB Bus ...
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I'm unable to launch Xcode 6.0.1

I have downloaded the new Xcode Xcode 6.0.1 a few hours ago. But when I'm trying to launch the app, the programm bounces on my Dock during about 30 seconds. Once it stops, it seems to be not launched. ...
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failing to find xcode command line developer tool tool for installation

Using OSX 10.9.4 on a MacBook Pro with Retina display. I am trying to install the Xcode command line developer tool through the terminal by typing xcode-select --install This prompts me if i want to ...
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Asinine message preventing me from installing Xcode on 10.9.4 [duplicate]

Every time I try to install Xcode from within the Mac App Store, I get "Download for free? This item will be added to your Purchases and will be available even if your Family Sharing Status changes". ...
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Cannot connect to developer network in Xcode 6

I have downloaded Xcode 6 and I cannot connect to the developer server to download my provisioning profiles. When I try to add my Apple ID it simply say cannot connect. If I type a wrong password it ...