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impact and removal of XcodeGhost

Unfortunately, I installed some of the apps mentioned on this list, and confirmed that the versions I have are still compromised by XcodeGhost: ...
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Connection Interrupted error in iOS simulators after updating to xcode 7

I have updated to Xcode 7 from App Store. And now when ever I run an application or directly start the simulator from Xcode, i got an error Error Returned in reply: Connection Interrupted. I ...
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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 ...
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git is broken: “Agreeing to the Xcode/iOS license requires admin privileges, please re-run as root via sudo”

My install of git seems to be broken, and it looks like somehow my Developer Tools are broken. When I try to run git, I get this error. This happens both with /usr/bin/git and /opt/local/bin/git ...
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iOS Untrusted Developer error when testing app

I am trying to make my own iOS applications by using Xcode 7 and iOS 9.0. I have successfully been able to install the app on my own iPod by following these steps however when I run the application I ...
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account

I have updated my iPod to iOS 9 and want to make my own apps for it, however, I do not want to pay for a developer account because of how much it costs. I read that in Xcode 7 that you can develop ...
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How do I fix a broken OS X update that shows as both Available and Installed?

The "Command Line Tools (OS X 10.10) for Xcode 7.0" is not working correctly. It installs and shows in the "Updates Installed" section, however it is still listed in the "Updates Available" section. ...
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Xcode 7 update from app store failing on MobileDevice.pkg [duplicate]

Fixed. Corrupted system files.
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Xcode 7 update completes but Xcode 6.4 remains

I updated Xcode but it doesn't appear to have actually updated. This is seen in my update history after reboot: I click that and I get a link to Open the application. I click that and I open a ...
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iOS simulator screen size not equal to window size

I have a strange issue with my iOS simulator. It does not fit my Simulator Windows size. This is not a real problem, but the thing is that I cannot make screenshots anymore, when I save a screenshot, ...
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Suggested hardware requirements for Xcode 7 [closed]

I'm having a little trouble finding any decent information on the minimum requirements in terms of hardware for the latest Xcode. I'm soon going to be starting iOS development, but I want to see ...
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installing old version of c++ compiler

I use OSX 10.10.5 need to compile some c++ code with an old version of gcc, namely 4.3.4. I don't think XCode provide that kind of tools. I suppose there is a way to do that by hand. How can I do that ...
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Xcode 7 update unavailable on AppStore

I have been seeing on web that latest update for Xcode -Xcode 7 beta release has arrived. I currently have xcode 6.4 and i cannot see any update on Appstore. Where can i get it?
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Can't open Xcode 6.4 on OS X Yosemite 10.10.5

I keep my mac os x updated but this seems to have corrupted Xcode. When I try to run the terminal command: $ /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/MacOS/Xcode I get the following error...any clues? ...
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Refresh list of attached iOS devices

Is there a way to refresh the list of attached iOS devices? Right now I have to manually unplug and replug my iPhone when this happens. Is there a way to do the equivalent via terminal? I use ...
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What does the 'Special Paste' menu item in Xcode do?

In Xcode 6.x, the Edit -> Paste and Edit -> Paste and Preserve Formatting menu items are self-evident. What does Edit -> Special Paste do? On my system it's disabled most of the times.
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Xcode Zombies from the command line

I'm encountering EXC_BAD_ACCESS, and I'm not sure of the cause. I know that Xcode offers Zombies, but when I try instruments t="Zombies" my_program_name it doesn't seem to raise the appropriate ...
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Xcode 6&7 performance on Macbook Air 2012-mid

I'm planning to change to MacBook from my PC and I was thinking on buying first an older model as I can't afford a new one currently. I would use this laptop for Xcode development as well so I'd be ...
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Xcode 6.4 sync to app store from new machine after old lost

About a year ago, I have developed an iOS app on a Mac machine and synced it to the app store. That machine has lost, so I got a new one connected to my Apple developer id. I have recovered my work ...
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Trying to install Xcode on Yosemite 10.10.5

I'm trying to install Xode 7 beta 6 version on Yosemite. I used the command 'Xcode-select --install' in terminal. It says 'xcode-select: error: command line tools are already installed, use "Software ...
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Text Editor Graphical Glitch on Xcode 6.4

I'm experiencing a very odd graphical glitch with the code editor, initially I thought it was my machine's graphics going to pot but after further investigation it is definitely tied to Xcode and/or ...
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iOS Simulator installations fail on Xcode 6.4 on El Capitan v10.11

Could not download and install iOS 7.1 Simulator. Authorization is required to install the packages. Facing this issue on Xcode 7 Beta 6 version too. Can't seem to understand why?
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Can I run apps on iPhone without paying to be a developer?

I am new to ios development. I am using Xcode 6.4 and iOS 8.4.1, when I'm trying to run my app on my device I get this message from xcode: No valid signing identities (i.e. certificate and ...
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Run an Xcode project on another iPhone

So, I have a Mac and am doing iOS development work for a client. However, he does not have a Mac and therefore doesn't have Xcode and can't sign the app and run it on a phone. Is there anyway I can ...
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Xcode: debug step into key conflict (F7)

I'm trying to debug using Xcode and how can I use Step Into (F7 key) with an external keyboard (not available FN key)? If I click F7 iTunes restart current song... Any clue?
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Xcode 6.2 to 6.4 update failed

I waited for about 8 hours to finish my 2.6 GB download to update from Xcode 6.2 to 6.4. After waiting it says it is installed. Opening Xcode it prompted me to install additional files and I accepted ...
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iOS simulator crashing on opening

I just started developing for iOS devices on 10.9 Mavericks with xCode 5.1. When I try to build and deploy my application I get build successful but when the iOS simulator runs it immediately ...
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Xcode 4.2.1 installation problem

After I opened the dmg file there's an app called Install Xcode which asks me to agree. After entering administrator's password, it starts installing but then it stops and says it encountered an error ...
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How can I add to the special characters dictionary in Xcode?

I want to add the Font Awesome Icons to my Xcode special characters dictionary, (Edit->Emoji & Symbols) so that I can manually input FontAwesome Icons into my UIButton and UILabels from the ...
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Xcode 6.4 does not start on OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite

As of this morning, Xcode 6.4 stopped launching on my Mac running OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite. I tried to launch with sudo open --new /Applications/Xcode.app but got LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with ...
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Does anyone know how apps are published on the same day as new iOS release?

Does anyone know how apps are published on the same day as new iOS release? Because Xcode doesn't launch until then (except for the beta version). And you cannot publish apps using the beta version. ...
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Can I install Compass in Yosemite WITHOUT installing Xcode or Command Line Developer Tools?

I'm trying to install several programming packages, but it turns out that I can't because I don't have Xcode or Command Line Developer Tools installed. Some (e.g. git) were easy to install anyway. ...
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How does Xcode communicate with an iOS device?

I can plug in an iOS device and tell Xcode to run my app on that device or stop it. I can have the app paused at any time and use the debugger to debug the running app. How is this all possible? There ...
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Is it possible to validate XML in Xcode?

I need to validate XML. I know that Xcode has some support for XML, such as highlighting and collapsing. However, I'm having trouble figuring out how to run actual validation of XML from within Xcode. ...
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Installing git on OSX 10.8 without Xcode

I'd like to setup my dev environment on my girlfriend's iMac, but she's not cool with me wasting 3GB of space, which is what Xcode takes up. She also doesn't want to/can't upgrade past 10.8 because ...
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Xcode6.4 highlighting syntax not working

I tried to use drag-and-drop to insert action into my code. But as long as I use assistant editor, the highlighting color eliminates. In addition, I cannot drop the action into the code. After I ...
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How do I change from English to my native language in Xcode?

My whole system is in my preferred language, except Xcode. There's no use Googling "Xcode change language" or even "xcode change language -iphone -IDL -parse -Python -app -localization ...
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As a new Swift/Xcode user, I want to setup a Playground to fetch the battery status of my macbook

As a new Swift/Xcode user, I want to setup a Playground to fetch the battery status of my macbook. I have already tried the following: import Cocoa import IOKit import Foundation var blob = ...
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Xcode 6.4 – crash on selecting project in sidebar

My Xcode is crashing hard whenever I click on any project within the workspace in the Project Navigator sidebar. I have attached a screenshot of the error I'm getting. Some notes: I use Xcode on ...
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How to see the content of a warning in XCode without using mouse?

Using XCode after vim is a bit hard with all the mouse click and drags. Is there a way to see the warning without clicking on it? Something like RubyMine does for you.
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Command Line Tools Difference?

Is there a difference between the command line tools that come with xcode and the ones installed with xcode-select? If I install xcode and then run xcode-select --install will the ones installed with ...
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Submitting Swift 2 apps before the release XCode 7 ?

Do you know if it's yet possible to submit some Swift 2 apps to Apple or will I need to wait for the official release of XCode 7 ?
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Default location for xcode projects

I have made two folder in my ~ directory namely Apple and C++. When ever I make a new project and playground and try to save the project. By default it shows me C++ folder as "save to" location. I ...
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Xcode/WatchKit - how do I run the regular app on iPad/other devices?

Could anyone please tell me, now that I have added a WatchKit target to my application, if it is possible to just run the main target on devices which don't support the watch (i.e. the original part ...
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Can applications compiled with an old version of Xcode run on newer iOS?

Can projects compiled in older versions of Xcode run properly (or at all) on newer version of iOS? For example, can a project compiled in Xcode 4.2 run on platforms with iOS 8. Is this possible?
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Need assistance with AppleScriptObjC conversion from AppleScript

I need to preface this with the statement that I am not a programmer, so I need to be talked down to. I have done what I described below using guides and lots of trial and error I have a functioning ...
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Can I have two source control on same laptop but different network?

sorry if it's a duplicate but I have this question. I am using Xcode 6.4 on Mac OS X 10.10.4. I am currently an obj-c developer and I am using my mac mini on both work and home. For the moment I ...
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Xcode storyboard vibration with the new Trackpad

When I drag views around in the storyboard, the trackpad vibrates every time the view snaps to something else. As a result, it vibrates all the time. Is this a normal behavior or is my trackpad ...
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Where are stored C “object” and “executable” files in Xcode?

Platform: OS X: Yosemite 10.10.4; Xcode: v6.4 (6E35b); MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). Fact: As C compiler and linker (upon standard) create .o and executable file(s) Questions: Where (please ...
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xcode 6.4 + OX X 10.10 Yosemite - Problem with all simulators

Anyone experiencing problems with Xcode 6.4 simulators? at first I though it was my fault and I was looking to find which part I messed up in my code, but when I go an actual device to test my project ...