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xcode 5.0.1 and 5.0.2 crashing when creating new project everytime

I recently installed OS Mavericks as Virtual Machine. Everything else is working fine. I got Xcode 5.0.1 ( and then tried Xcode 5.0.2) installed successfully. However, Xcode crashes everytime I ...
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OS X 10.9 crashes after Xcode 3 installation

I've tried to install Xcode 3.2 on my MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9, but during the installation (when it's almost finished) OS X had a kernel panic and keeps crashing immediately after login. Xcode 3 ...
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Is the /Developer directory still needed for Xcode in OS X Mavericks?

The new Xcode is .app and all the package contents are with it, inside the applications folder. Can I just delete /Developer?
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Installing ghostscript using MacPorts fails

I recently upgraded MacOSX to version 10.9. Before I did that, i uninstalled all macports-packages using: sudo port uninstall --follow-dependencies installed Now I'm running MacPorts 2.2.1 and ...
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To get extended views in XCode?

To install command-line tools for XCode requires running xcode-select --install This was not visible in the download tab of the software However, I have an intuition that those settings can be ...
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Xcode 5 upgraded , stuck at Xcode 4.6.3

I upgraded my Xcode 4.6.3 to Xcode 5 on app store but when the upgraded is finish and open my Xcode it is still Xcode 4.6.3, it should be Xcode 5? What is the problem here.
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How can I install .ipa file to my iPhone simulator?

I need to install .ipa file to my iPhone simulator. I tried to change the extension .ipa to .zip and extracted it. And I got the Payload folder and moved the application inside to my iPhone ...
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How can I compile and run C in Xcode?

Our teacher is teaching use some Data Structures algorithms that are being implemented in C. He uses Visual Studio in class, but I want to be able to run simple programs that we write on Xcode? I've ...
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Install Apache Module X-Sendfile

I wanted to install the Apache-Module X-Sendfile as shown in http://elivz.com/blog/single/mod_xsendfile/ on my Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) setup. After downloading and unpacking the files, I've used ...
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How to install command line tools without error that is not currently available on Software Update server?

I am using maverick, and have Xcode 5.0.2. I am trying to install command line tools using xcode-select --install, but I get message that is not currently available on Software Update server. What ...
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Could not build module [closed]

After Xcode update to v. 5.0.2 i can't build my app for iOS 6.0 target. I can build only for iOS 7.0 I get many errors: Could not build module CoreFoundation Could not build module Darwin Cyclic ...
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xcode iOS simulator launcher

I am trying to understand the ios-sim launcher for cordova projects https://github.com/phonegap/ios-sim/ The two points I am trying to understand are ... What is launching the simulator? Is it ...
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How to run iOS app on device without attaching device to Mac?

My client has an iPhone and iPad at his place and wants to check the app being created by us at our place. We are able to check the iOS app on our registered iPhone by attaching it to our Mac and ...
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Xcode and iOS SDK in iPad Air

I am a web developer looking to get started with apps for iPhone and iPad. I have only an iPad Air 16GB. Can I install Xcode 5 and iOS SDK in the iPad for testing, while I code using a Windows PC?
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Install Xcode on OS X 10.8.4

I'm a Windows user and don't know anything about Macs. Now I have to create a web app for iPhone (it just opens a website inside an app). I tried installing Xcode 5, but it's not compatible with OS X ...
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iOS development: GameCenter and In-App activated default

So I've created an application in XCode and I've tried to put it in the store. However, the options In-App purchases and GameCenter are activated and I cannot uncheck them. Why are these on? And why ...
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What hardware does Xcode storyboard performance depend on the most?

I'm considering upgrading my MacBook Air to a Pro in the interest of getting better performance out of Xcode development experience. Right now using Xcode 5 seems ok for writing code. However ...
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xcode-select --install not available on update server

I'm trying to install the new command line tools in OS X 10.9, and I get this weird error from Apple. Can't install the software because it is currently available from the Software Update server. ...
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What are alternative keyboard shortcuts for Mission Control if you use Xcode?

As listed in this question Xcode Keyboard Shortcuts Conflicted there are a lot of Mission Control shortcuts that interfere with Xcode and I was wondering what are some good alternative keyboard ...
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Homebrew warning: “No developer tools installed” even though Xcode is installed

After installing Homebrew the "brew doctor" command returns: Warning: No developer tools installed. You should install the Command Line Tools. Run `xcode-select --install` to install them. …and I ...
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How can I plug FileMerge into my Source Control App

I'd like to use FileMerge (Version 2.8) as Git and Perforce's Diff viewer, however whenever one of these apps tries to do a diff I get this message: This isn't just for Groovy files either,it's for ...
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Is it possible to use FileMerge as standalone app?

I'm wondering if there is a way to use FileMerge as a standalone tool. I don't want to install Xcode, since I don't need it. I just want the FileMerge app. Is that possible?
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Emulate older iOS versions on Mavericks

I downloaded latest XCode version for Mavericks. I'm looking forward to emulate older versions of iOS for wev development testing. I followed instructions at this posts where an answer recommends ...
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Xcode 5 update, why am I stuck on Xcode 3.2.6?

I'm running Xcode (downloaded from the Mac App Store) on my MacBook Pro running OS X Mavericks. The weird thing is I am running version 3.2.6, yet Xcode claims to be up to date. There are no updates ...
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Mac-to-Mac VPN Xcode speed: AFP vs VNC

I connect from home-Mac to work-Mac over VPN. Then I have 2 options in Finder: VNC: screen-share (restricts you to work-monitors' resolution) AFP: mount the work-directory, then open the Xcode ...
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How can I install the Command Line Tools completely from the command line?

I'd like to script the installation of the the Xcode Command Line Tools. On Mavericks, xcode-select --install will open a dialog prompting the user to install, but I'd like to trigger the install ...
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Does installing Xcode 5.0 with iOS 7 SDK remove my iOS 6.x SDKs?

I have Xcode 4.6.3 with iOS 6.0 & 6.1 SDKs. I want to install Xcode 5.0. Does it remove iOS 6.0 & 6.1 SDKs or it will just update my previous Xcode to latest with iOS 7 SDK keeping iOS 6.0 ...
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Xcode Service: Do I need a separate Mac for OS X Server on Mavericks?

I am an iOS developer and I want to implement continuous integration in Xcode. I have received the following email from Apple: As an iOS developer, you can now take advantage of continuous ...
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User input assigned to variable in AppleScript then passed to “do shell script” command

How do I grab input from the user in AppleScript and then pass the result of the variable to a do shell script command from within AppleScript itself? For example, the user would type the answer foo ...
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How to run third-party iOS apps in OS X?

I have a lot of awesome iOS apps such as Procreate that I would I like to use in OSX. Currently, I am only able to run my own iOS apps in OSX through Xcode. I heard some rumours that thirdparty iOS ...
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Terminal goes slow after install Mavericks OS

After I've update my OS to Mavericks. Terminal goes really slow, I've found out that the problem must be from Xcode. While I remove Xcode from my computer terminal works fine, and after I installed ...
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Does Mavericks support OpenCL?

I installed the new OS X Mavericks and new Xcode on the "mid 2011" Macbook air. I run the code from this question, trying to test if the GPU supports OpenCL. But It seems to behave the same it ...
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How to submit a bug report to Apple's bug tracker?

I managed to write a piece of code that made Xcode 5's LLVM compiler segfault. Xcode prints a message that asks me to submit a bug report at http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/. I try to do that, ...
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How Can I Set XCode to Correctly Highlight Multi-Line Strings for Shell Scripts?

Quite simply I have a shell script that I'm editing in XCode, and it contains several strings which contain new-lines. Easiest way for me to do this was just to leave the string open so that it spans ...
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Why does Xcode open when I start OS X?

Why does Xcode open with this file every time I start or restart OS X 10.8.4? I close it each time, have never manually opened it, and have no .savedState folder for Xcode in ~/.Library/Saved ...
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Uninstall OSX-gcc-installer without first installing Xcode

Is there a way that I can uninstall osx-gcc-installer without first having to install Xcode, then run sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools —mode=all ? I installed it on Mountain Lion, and I ...
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How do delete stuck download of Xcode 5 from app store?

Initially I was downloading Xcode 5 from the Mac App Store, but I found it extremely slow, and so I stopped the download. Then I downloaded it from the developer web site instead, which was much ...
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Is it safe to erase ~Library/Developer?

In the user Library, there is a Developer folder with about 3.2 GB of space (2.8GB from DocSets and the rest mainly from Xcode/iOS DeviceSupport). I had Xcode installed, I presume these are from that? ...
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why is my signing option not available in xcode? [closed]

I have developed an app in xcode (5) but when I got to distribute it one of the first steps is to select a method of signing the app, however when I look at project | target | general | identity I ...
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From where to download xcode 5?

I am using xcode 4.6.3. and now i want to download xcode 5. But i dont want to download it from itunes / mac store or apple developer site. So what are the other sources to download the xcode 5 ? ...
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Why is the Xcode icon red?

Today I noticed a very odd thing: the Xcode app icon on my system has changed to red. It seems really odd as the entire icon is the same, just that the color is red!
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How to Develop iOS or Mac apps?

I know Apple needs developers to be a part of the iOS Developer Program or Mac Developer Program to acquire several solutions and am interested in knowing how to start. What tools are needed for ...
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IDERepositoryViewer damaged or missing resources causes Xcode 5 to crash. Why?

I recently updated my OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion from Xcode 4.6.3 to Xcode 5 using the App Store upgrade. As I mentioned here ...
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Troubles install Xcode 5 on Mountain Lion

A few days ago I started to download the new Xcode 5, but I canceled this update at nearly 40%. Today I'm tried to download the update but it won't download. When I go to Mac Appstore, Updates it ...
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No GDB in the new Command Line Tools (OS X Mountain Lion) for Xcode - September 2013?

I've recently formatted my Mac and when I reinstalled the command line tools, I installed the new Command Line Tools (OS X Mountain Lion) for Xcode - September 2013. I've just typed gdb in my ...
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Where to find ARM GCC compiler in XCODE5?

I am trying to run kivy on Mac and it relies on my Xcode arm gcc compiler. I already tryied to answer this question in a stackoverflow question but here I we again... Where to find the arm apple ...
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How to install XCode on OS X 10.8.2

I've recently installed Mountain Lion 10.8.2. The installation is successful and had sound and network working out of the box. Now I wanted to install XCode for class and App Store says that I should ...
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Does installing Command Line Tools for Xcode also install Git?

When I run git --version I get git version 1.7.12.4 (Apple Git-37), and it seems to be located at /usr/bin/git. I don't remember installing Git, but I did install Command Line Tools for Xcode in order ...
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OpenMPI already installed in OS X?

I've been looking for MPI for OS X and some websites say that it is already installed in OS X (since 10.5). Could someone point out where is it installed? I cannot find mpicc nor mpirun. Or should I ...
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Applications/Xcode vs Developer/Applications/Xcode

I have OSX 10.8 with Xcode 4.6.3 installed (it shows under App Store). When I Spotlight-search "xcode" I see two results: Xcode – Mac & Xcode – Developer. The first launches as expected, but with ...