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Just to add some of my own thoughts that seem true-ish circa late 2014 at least. Homebrew, as of a couple of years ago, definitely has the upper hand in terms of mindshare. You'll find a lot of blogs with people talking about how much happier they are with Homebrew - usually because of the whole "Macports pulls in the whole world" vs "Homebrew makes use of ...


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If you look at the details of a homebrew package (e.g. on http://braumeister.org), you'll find the address of the source code in the ruby script. So it is not stored in a centralized manner but directly on GitHub etc.


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Use the following to show the installation path of a package: brew info hping Example output: pcre: stable 8.35 (bottled) http://www.pcre.org/ /usr/local/Cellar/pcre/8.35 (146 files, 5.8M) * Poured from bottle From: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/blob/master/Library/Formula/pcre.rb ==> Options --universal Build a universal binary


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/usr/local/Cellar is the default location on OS X. You'll see subdirectories in there for all your installed formulae...


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Normally, homebrew installs packages into /usr/local/bin. So you need to check that your PATH contains that directory, like this: echo $PATH Also, try running brew doctor to make sure your setup is correct. If /usr/local/bin is not in your PATH, you need to edit ~/.profile and add a line like this: export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin Then start a new ...


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This: ~/.bash_profile is a file, not a directory. It's a file that gets executed when you start a bash login shell: A login shell is a bash shell that is started with - or --login. When BASH is invoked as a login shell, the following files are executed in the displayed order. /etc/profile ~/.bash_profile ~/.bash_login ~/.profile ...


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I managed to fix this error by fixing the user owner of the /usr/local folder from 504 to Administrator (the user id I am using when I log in to macbook pro terminal). This was achieved by using this command : sudo chown -R $USER:admin /usr/local


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You may use brew list | grep 'package-name' or if are looking for specific package. brew list 'package-name' also works and provides additional information.


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LoadModule is for your Apache configuration file httpd.conf, not for being run in your shell.



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