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How to get XCode commandline tools for Leopard in 2014

It's been several years since Leopard, but today I found myself looking for the XCode commandline tools that would run on it. Specifically, version 3.1, as that is the last version that would run on ...
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QuickLook set app to display preview

Is it possible to set the app that displays the QuickLook preview in OS X? I'm developing iOS apps and I have Xcode installed, but when I open the QuickLook preview of a Source-Code file, the ...
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“xcode-select --install” versus retrieving the dmg from Apple's developer website

I would to ask a question closely related to already existing posts (How to install command line tools without error that is not currently available on Software Update server? and ...
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Python on Xcode and Maverick [on hold]

I have Xcode installed on OS X Maverick on Macbook Pro. From what I have read, my impression is that Xcode has Python as well OS X Maverick itself. What is the difference? How best to write and run ...
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Interrupted Mac App Store Download - Xcode

After losing my connection while downloading Xcode 4.2.1, the App Store has removed it from available updates and under purchases it says I am up to date (even though the date of the my installed ...
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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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Quicklook stopped working with xcode's .m and .h file suddenly

A week ago, quicklook stopped working with .m and .h files, instead it's showing me .m or .h thumbnail. I think that day a message box popped and i didn't read it i answered the question hastily. ...
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Purge command - Unable to purge disk buffers, error #-2?

When I attempt to run the purge command, I get the same error every time. [ERROR] <CPDevice.c:3816> Unable to create new counter client. [ERROR] <CPOSX.c:1172> Unable to get user ...
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Erroneous “Installation Alert” upon installing XCode 3.2.6

I am on a clean Mac OS X 10.6.8 machine (I erased the hard drive and reinstalled the OS yesterday). I do have to re-download a few apps, and XCode happened to be one of the first. I completed the ...
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Cannot seem to download command line tools

I'm trying to download and install Command Line Tools for my Mac through Xcode, but it is not in the downloads section like youtube videos tell me to go. So, I manually download it and install it, and ...
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What is raid-ac protocol on port 2012

Yesterday I made OS X Server, on Mac Mini, for Xcode Continuous Integration. Today, by scanning my local network, I see that this Mac Mini is having port 2012 open with this raid-ac. I googled but ...
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How to download command line tools in xcode 4.5

I just installed xcode 4.5 and need to install the command line tools. The apple documentations says (with very little detail) that there is a download section in the preferences pane. I have yet to ...
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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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Xcode 5.1 won't launch — “being updated” — but already installed

trying to launch Xcode 5.1 and keep getting "Xcode is being updated". It was updated last week and shows as installed. Screen shots to illustrate. Any ideas? I went to the developer portal, but it ...
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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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Mountain Lion is slow in VMware 8

Mountain Lion works very slowly in VMware 8. XCode 4.5 is terribly slow. I tried the following things to speed things up: Installed VMware tools from darwin.iso provided with the vmdk file of ...
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Xcode keyboard shortcut for scrolling down both cursor and line

How can I define a keyboard shortcut in Xcode to scroll down both the cursor and the line? In Xcode's key bindings terms, this would be equivalent to performing "Scroll Line Down (Scrolling)" ...
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Xcode Update SDK to 10.9

I ran the update for Mavericks as well as the Xcode 5.1 update (build 5B130a) and I can't find a way to update my OS X SDK from 10.8 to 10.9 (The only updates that show up are iOS SDK 6.1 and the ...
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What should my performance expectations be for development from a mid 2009 MacBook Pro?

I am going to be writing some iOS applications. To do so I am borrowing a 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Mid 2009 MacBook Pro (MacBook Pro5,5). Currently the machine has only 1 GB of memory, but I intend ...
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OS X codesigning certificate expriry

We use Apple code signing certificates to sign apps so that users can know we made the app. What happens to the users when our certificate expires? Does it mean that app will now appear untrusted or ...
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Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again

Xcode is showing in the Mac App Store, ready to be updated. Clicking update results in an error: Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again. Steps taken that didn't help: ...
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Test iPhone Apps in Xcode 5 on a jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6?

How would I go about testing iPhone apps made in Xcode 5.0.2 on my jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6? I read a tutorial on how to do it with Xcode 4.x, but it doesn't seem to apply anymore for Xcode 5.x. ...
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How to install Xcode's downloads (documentation) on a system with two drives?

I have an SSD where I have Mavericks 10.9.2 installed. On another drive I have my user folder. In the SSD's Users folder, I have a link (alias) to the location of the user folder thats in the other ...
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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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XCode Hangs at Startup

XCode fails to open on my machine - OS X 10.8.2. It opens the main screen and just hangs there with the spinner spinning becoming unresponsive. If I double clcik a project, it just hangs sating it is ...
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Which Mac for Web development + iOS development

I'm a Windows user, but I'm looking to get a portable Mac for web development and iOS development. I will be running sublime 3, XCode and probably Nginx or XAMPP as my server. Would the 11-inch ...
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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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Xcode console : location simulation button is gone?

Not really a dev problem some I'm posting here : On XCode there is a button above the console to simulate a location on the simulator. For a curious reason this button is missing on my Xcode (I just ...
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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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Can an app tottaly control the Ringtones of phone calls?

Is it possible to build an app that controls the ringtones of phone calls in iPhone, like, which one to play, for how long, how loud, etc?
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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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How do I Install the xcode command line tools without the confirmation and license prompt? [duplicate]

I ended up answering this myself but I figured I'd throw it up here to document it. xcode-select --install asks if you are sure you want to install the script, then it prompts you to accept a license ...
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R shiny crash on loading examples (__cxa_guard_acquire detected deadlock) change default C++ standard library

I wanted to try out R Shiny but whenever I try any of the examples my R crashes: > require(shiny) Loading required package: shiny > runExample("01_hello") libc++abi.dylib: __cxa_guard_acquire ...
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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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"Illegal redeclaration of property in class extension (attribute must be 'readwrite')

I'm very new to Xcode and apps and all, and am having trouble getting my app to record. I started working in Xcode based on instructions found in this page: ...
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How to set gcc 4.8 as default gcc compiler

I recently installed gcc 4.8 using brew on OSX 10.7.5 (Lion). I can now compile using gcc 4.8 by using g++-4.8 some_file.c or using the default gcc 4.2 by using g++ some_file.c I want to use gcc ...
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Why do I have to install CLT when Xcode is installed?

On a fresh Mavericks, I installed Xcode via the App store (accepted license agreement and enabled developer mode). After that, Command Line Tools (CLT) are found (checked via xcode-select -p). ...
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FileMerge says “unable to save file” on Mountain Lion [closed]

FileMerge/opendiff used to work fine for me when i was on Lion. After upgrading to Mountain Lion, FileMerge always says 'unable to save file'. Anyone else having the same problem? Any solutions? ...
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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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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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Xcode for iPad?

I don't have an Apple computer, only iPad and Debian computer but I still would like to add a feature to iOS app here. Earlier I found out that I can download Xcode, more here, from Apple Store. Now I ...
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Is it required to use XCode v5 to host an IOS Mobile App in itunesconnect.com?

Is it required to use XCode v5 to host an IOS Mobile App in itunesconnect.com? let us know what's the minimum required XCode Version to use? Thanks.
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I installed Xcode but I still don't have gcc in my terminal

I just got a Mac and I'm a complete newbie, so this may be kind of a really easy question, but I wasn't able to solve it with Google or F1. I was trying to run a C program from the Terminal that ...
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What is more predominant, PyObjC or PlistBuddy?

I'm writing a script that will update an Xcode project's Info.plist. This script will be distributed to clients. In order to do this, I'd like to know what tools are more appropriate if I need to ...
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Local copy of Xcode (Lion)

I have old macbooks with Lion. Because these are testing machines for different tasks, many reinstallations happens. Downloading the Xcode from the AppStore every time (2.5GB) is slow. Further ...
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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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minimum MacBook and specs required for iOS development

I have this early 2008 MacBook 13" which only is upgradeable to 10.7.5. I checked on the app store and it says Xcode requires OSX version 10.8.4 Mountain Lion and later. Although this page from Apple ...
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XCode commits/pushes code to GitHub but stays hooked on commit sheet

When I commit/push my code to GitHub through the XCode interface everything works fine. (Code is committed/pushed) but XCode doesn't seem to get that and wait for somethings. I have to cancel the ...
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Why XCode needs to be stopped to update iTunes ?

I'm wondering everytime iTunes has an update : Why XCode needs to be stopped to update iTunes ? Is it some kind of shared component ?
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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 OS X Maverics. After downloading and unpacking the files, I've used the command sudo ...