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The standard package format is the "pkg" format. It's not often used for applications, but it's fine for a terminal-only utility. My go-to tool for creating packages is called Packages. I haven't used it myself, but it looks like CMake supports PackageMaker, which is a third party tool for creating OS X packages. There's also the built-in pkgbuild utility. ...


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This can happen with any app if you have formerly downloaded the same app (i.e. With the same internal "bundle id") from outside the App Store. Simply move the app to the Trash, restart the App Store app and try downloading the app again. Trashing an app does never make you lose your settings or even project. This is not Windows (where Uninstallers are ...


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I've never done this before, but from the looks of it, the speeds will be limited by how fast your thumbdrives go. If I remember correctly, an El Capitan install is around 8-10 GB in size, so the 16 GB one you're installing to should be sufficient. USB 2.0 in reality can IO data at around 30-40 MB/s (although this depends on the make and model of your ...


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No, you can't just copy the files from one to another drive and assume that the new drive will install El Capitan. There is a special command to create such an install drive, called createinstallmedia which runs in Terminal Download the OS X installer from the Mac App Store. Quit the installer if it opens automatically after downloading. The installer will ...


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Yes I always found updating XCode from the AppStore a painful experience. Assuming you have a developer account, use this link and then find the version of XCode you need.



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