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Xcode Quad Core Optimization

Is Xcode (Using Xcode 4.2) optimized for a quad core processor? My real question is will Xcode's performance be noticeably different with a dual core i7 as opposed to a quad core i7? I might be ...
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How do I compile Doom3?

Has anyone compiled doom3, released here: https://github.com/TTimo/doom3.gpl ? I have never done something like that before (compile c++/xcode project) and a how-to would be more than welcome. Also ...
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What is icon\r file and how do I delete them?

I notice that within my xcode project I see an icon\r file. When I go to the folder where the project is from finder, I dont see this file. I believe this is some sort of hidden file that I should ...
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Custom keyboard layout problem with some apps

I have an early 2011 Macbook Pro with Lion. I used Ukelele and KeyRemap4Macbook to customize my keyboard layout, because I wasn't satisfied with the default one. Namely I switched right Cmd with ...
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Installing Xcode 4.2 on top of Xcode 4.1

I was wondering, is it safe to install Xcode 4.2 on top of Xcode 4.1 ? Will it break things like homebrew or other, that uses command line tools provided by Xcode ?
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How can I run iPhone app in Simulator without opening Xcode using command-line utility

I know that there are some utilities which allows us to install iPhone apps to Simulator. But I found problems installing in this way when I have two Xcode versions installed on the system. I want to ...
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How do I run the iPad simulator to test a website on my mac

I've developed a web app which is having some weird issues on iOS safari on my iPad. I've never developed an iOS app, although I am a developer (c#) and have downloaded the latest xcode dev tools ...
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No Shark on OS X Lion?

I can't find Shark on OS X Lion. The most recent Xcode is correctly installed, but I can only see Instruments. Has Shark been made obsolete by Instruments ?
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Install XCode on Lion fresh install

I just received a new Mac, shipping with Lion. There is no install CD or DVD. Where is Xcode ? Do I have to use the App Store and create an Apple ID to get it? What about X11 ?
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OS X computer name not matching what shows on terminal

My computer name in System Preferences > sharing is set to "archos" but is showing as "iphone" on the terminal. It just started doing this after I loaded Xcode for doing iPhone development. Last ...
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Problem Updating Xcode 4.1 to 4.2

I had installed Xcode 4.1 on Lion and recently I saw the update for Xcode in the appstore. It was to update my current Xcode 4.1 to 4.2 with iOS5 SDK. It's around 1.8 GB of download and I did update ...
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Why does the App Store think Xcode 4.2 is installed?

I'm trying to upgrade Xcode from 4.1 to 4.2. However App Store thinks that it's already up to date, which it is not. I am a registered Mac and iOS developer. I don't think 4.2 is under NDA. How ...
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Xcode Documentation: Cannot Login

My Xcode Organizer asks me to sign in with my Apple ID. However, when I tried to type in, the page complained that the page is not writeable; and, it doesn't take my keyboard inputs (mouse is ok, ...
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Can the macbook air trackpad play nice with the iOS simulator?

Does anyone knows if (and how) I can get my MacBook Air trackpad to feel more natural when used with the iOS simulator ? It should be easier to use the iOS simulator with the trackpad - but it's not, ...
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Where is “Get Info” in Xcode 4.2?

I have problems publishing my Application in the App Store. It seem that the UI has been updated, but the tutorial I use still uses the old version of Xcode, and I can't follow the instructions to ...
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How do I upgrade git on Mac OS X?

I have git on /usr/bin/git (I think was Xcode install) but it is 1.7.5.4 and I want to use the current version 1.7.7 Is there a way to uninstall that version and use the new one?
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Vertically arranged multiple monitors: some apps won't let me drag them “above” the menu bar

I'm working on a MacBook Pro, with my external monitor arranged on a higher shelf, and "arranged" within my display preferences as being "above" my MBP display. I use the larger monitor when I'm ...
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How do I get Xcode 4.1 running under Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to upgrade to xcode 4.1, but I it's not working as I expect. I am a registered iOS developer, so I downloaded the (huge) installer. When I double click, it appears to launch, but then it ...
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Can I delete folder Developer-3.2.5? [duplicate]

I saw a similar question (Can I delete the /Developer-3.2.6 folder?), but I am unclear if it would break anything. That question assumes the user is not a developer, so I was a little worried and ...
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Why is mdfind only returning my most recently accessed files?

I've imported most of a javascript code base via mdimport (using the packaged SourceCode.mdimporter provided by Xcode) and it succeeds. However, mdfind only ever returns to me at most two results, ...
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Can I delete the /Developer-3.2.6 or /Developer-3.2.5 folders?

I did a quick, pseudo-system audit this morning and found an unexpected directory hogging up ~10GB of space on my drive. I assume that it's a remnant from a reasonably recent upgrade to XCode 4, but ...
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How can I obtain older versions of Xcode?

How can I obtain older versions of Xcode? Is there a way that I can freely download a version that only requires OS X 10.6.8? So far this is all I've found on the matter; but, when I click the ...
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Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS 4.3 SDK installation problem on Mac OS X Lion

I recently brought a new Mac mini running Max OS X 10.7 Lion. I downloaded the iOS SDK 4.3 and Xcode 3.2.6.dmg from Apple. The download was successful and I was able to install it without any ...
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I used to be able to use g++ from the terminal, but now it's missing. I still have XCode installed

I used to be able to use g++ from the terminal to compile c++ programs, but now when I try to use it, I get -bash: g++: command not found General advice on the internet was to install XCode, ...
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Cannot compile C code after installing xcode

When I installed Xcode on Snow Leopard, gcc was not in my path. I manually added /Developer/bin to get gcc. However, I wrote a simple C program to include stdlib.h and stdio.h and print a string, but ...
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I can't get gcc to compile DevIL library [closed]

I'm writing an OpenGL application in C++ using Xcode 4 on Lion. To load textures, and keep the application platform independent, I plan on using DevIL. To install DevIL on my mac I ran ./configure ...
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Problem of installation xcode4 and then xcode3

I install Xcode4 first in the default path /Developer then I install Xcode3 in /XCode3 It seems that the installation was not completed because I can't see Xcode.app in /XCode3/Application. What ...
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Xcode and python and java

I just installed Xcode 4. Everything seemed fine, but then, after poking around, I found that the ability to create Python and Java (And probably more) projects was missing. I asked Apple in apple ...
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Is it possible to install both Xcode 3 and 4 side-by-side, alternate use either one or the other

I've got a handle on how to install Xcode 3 and 4 on the same machine (running OS X < 10.7), so I'm looking more how to manage this environment. Rather: is it possible to enter some shell command ...
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Xcode 4.1 does not show any recent projects

I would like to ask you what is wrong with my Xcode 4.1. Every time I launch it, it show me that there are "No recents" nevertheless the fact that I have created lots of projects. P.S.: defaults ...
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How to use Xcode 4 mergetool in a standalone fashion?

I sometimes have to make git merges on the console. Up to now, for resolving conflicts, I was using Xcode 3's FileMerge (you can open it on the console using the 'opendiff' command). If conflicts ...
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New MBA vs MBP 13" for iOS Developmet

I am going to buy a MacBook for iOS development as its main use, though I will also use Photoshop some for image processing. I am choosing between the new mid-2011 Macbook Air and the early-2011 ...
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Reinstalling XCode

I just upgraded to Lion, and was having problems with my old XCode installation, so I just removed it completely by running sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools sudo rm -rf /Developer Now ...
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How to reinstall previous iOS version on iPhone or iPod touch

I have updated iOS version to 4.3.5 but I want to reinstall 4.2.1. Does any one know how to reinstall 4.2.1 on iPhone?
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Switch between full-screen windows of the same application in Lion

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Lion for navigating through my open full screen Xcode projects? ⌘~ is not working.
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Apple App Store continues to show Xcode 4.1 “Installed” even though I have uninstalled it.

Ok, so Xcode 4.1 was working fine and I did the incremental update to 4.1.1 at the App Store when it came out a few days ago. Nothing has been stable since that update. So I found on Stackoverflow ...
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“Install Xcode” in Applications, necessary after I've installed Xcode?

Do I need the Install Xcode after Xcode is installed? Do you know of any reason it installed an installer to Applications?
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Disk space disappeared, what happened?

So yesterday I had to jump through some hoops getting Xcode set up, in the end I had to install it once, uninstall it and then install a different version. At the start I had ~78GB free. After the ...
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Use SDK 10.5 in Xcode 4.1 on Lion

I just upgraded my machine to Lion to see if the project works on the new OS, but I else need to support users using the program on machines running OS X 10.5, but Xcode 4.1 doesn't come with the 10.5 ...
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What is the quickest way to setup Instiki on Lion?

A few months ago I setup an Instiki wiki using Snow Leopard. It took me quite a while, as I had to work some black magic to understand which version of ruby (plus gems/rails) I was supposed to ...
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Letters in Xcode Project Navigator

I want to know the meaning of the letters in the project navigator in Xcode; (Ms & A)
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Why does Xcode 4.1 installation ask me to close iTunes when it isn't open?

I am trying to install xcode 4.1 with lion. Apparently at 3/4 of the installation problem, it says to close itunes, which is not open. How can I fix the problem?
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Installing Xcode 4.1 and Xcode 3.X on Mac OS X Lion

I need to install both Xcode 4.1 and Xcode 3.X on Lion. After installing Xcode 4.1, when I tried to install Xcode 3.X in ~/Developer, I find that I can't install Xcode Toolset with the installer. ...
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iOS and Objective-C Training in Melbourne

I'm sure this is not the correct forum for this but figured it was pretty close. Does anyone know of any courses in Melbourne Australia for iOS development? I've been developing in the MS arena my ...
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How can I force the Mac app store to re-install an application?

For some reason, I cannot convince the app store that an application (Xcode, in this case) is not installed. I have deleted /Developer (which only contained an old, busted Xcode 3.2.3) and tried to ...
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Xcode 4.1 not downloading - Lion

I am trying to download Xcode 4.1 from the Mac App Store (I am on Lion, and I have Xcode 3 installed). The problem is that the download bar barely moved, and after being stuck there for an hour it ...
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Xcode 4.1 stuck trying to load debug symbols from iPhone 3G

I submitted the following as a Xcode bug report, but I'm post it here in case somebody is experiencing the same problem and can shed more light into the matter. I use two devices for development: my ...
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Advanced find in files tools for OS X?

I am looking for a tool that would allow me to do fast searches inside files, something considerably more complex than what finder provides. Features looking for: file extension filtering ...
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Xcode 4 post installation problem

I have successfully installed Xcode 4.1 from Mac AppStore on Lion, and restarted the machine to be sure that everything will run correctly, everything is ok up to this point. however, when I open ...
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No more Xcode 4 for Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to download Xcode 4.0 for my Mac and they want me to upgrade to Lion and download 4.1. Is there a way to download 4.0 without having to change my entire operating system?