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I am trying to install gnu-tar based on a tutorial guide I am following. However, I am facing some issues having the installing using the following command brew install gnu-tar --with-default-names)

The laptop I have to install it on belongs to the company and I am not given root access to perform sudo commands (however, I am granted administrative rights or it).

Is there an alternative way to install gnu-tar without brew or anything that requires sudo?

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    @LangLangC I am running Sierra. I found a solution to install homebrew locally - superuser.com/questions/619498/…. However, I am getting some other errors after successfully installing my required packages. Not sure if they are related. – toffee.beanns Jan 29 '18 at 11:35
  • Then please update your Q with an edit to include the new information from these comments and your findings. (Comments are volatile) – LangLangC Jan 29 '18 at 11:39
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Get GNU Tar from Rudix.

You don't need to use Rudix's command-line tool. Just download a pkg from GNU Tar and open it. This will install GNU Tar in /usr/local.

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