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diskutil does not see SD, Dropbox does

I connect a Parrot drone to my MacBook running Catalina 10.15.5 (19F101) and Dropbox nicely imports the images/videos. Not sure where FROM. Command line diskutil or brew/testdisk can't see the drive, ...
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Installing brew in terminal while logged in as standard user—why is admin owner of files?

Logged in as a standard user. Using the following terminal command to install brew: /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)" It ...
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how do i install libnl-3-dev libnl-genl-3-dev on macos [closed]

so i want install libnl-3-dev libnl-genl-3-dev on macos can you help me Error: No available formula with the name "libnl-3-dev" ==> Searching for a previously deleted formula (in the last ...
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Installing MongoDB Enterprise on MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.5 (19F101)

I'm completely new to macOS, I used to use GNU/Linux for more than a decade. Now I want to install the MongoDB Enterprise edition. I downloaded it, unpacked it, but when I want to run the mongo ...
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Where does brew get all its binaries from? [duplicate]

Is there some centralized place were people just put their binaries and brew just queries that? Or do people submit their binaries to Brew? If so how do I go about submitting my binaries to brew?
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Failed to import cxutils module into Python

I had been using Crossover for a while on High Sierra (10.13.6) without any problem but recently, I needed it again and tried to install it again but encountered a very annoying error. Looked for a ...
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Failing to connect Python to MySQL — no luck with brew install mysql-connector-c

I think I must have made some mess with brew install/uninstall of MySQL, but I don't know how to get out of this state: I'm trying to run MySQL stuff on Python 3.7 (High Sierra 10.13). However: ...
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Cryptographic Integrity and Authentication Validation of Homebrew Installer?

Is there a way to install homebrew on MacOS such that anything downloaded from the Internet is cryptographically validated for integrity and authenticated to the actual publisher? Unfortunately, the ...
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How to use Wine-devel to install OpenBUGS on Catalina?

My MacBook Air: Catalina 10.15.4 (19E287) I have already installed Homebrew. However, as Wine still requires 32-bit code to run 32-bit Windows software, while Catalina dropped 32-bit code support, I ...
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“sh: wine: command not found” on Mac, despite wine installed?

all. I have been using Wineskin Winery to run Windows programs for almost a decade at this point, and though I have already gone through my fair share of issues (using winetricks, checking engine ...
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libxml2 installation not being seen by LaTeXiT

I just installed LaTeXiT and tried to change the output to MathML. I got this error at first (it says Warning: the XML::LibXML perl module was not found). After this I ran brew install libxml2 and ...
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Homebrew started blowing up, no idea why

I probably did some unwise things. After a brew update and a brew doctor kept throwing the same error, I tried to uninstall and reinstall it with the shell scripts for those. They mostly worked, but ...
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PHP 7.4 crashing with apparent XCode problem?

I'm wondering if the php that comes with OSX is now "Codesigned" and thus stopping the "brew" version from working? I have the latest XCode command line installed, and also XCode GUI. Is this a ...
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Find out which Homebrew formula gave a shared library file

I installed Homebrew cask package sequel-pro, but when I try to use it, it complains in a dialog about a failing dlopen() naming the shared library (/usr/local/lib/plugin/caching_sha2_password.so). I ...
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Homebrew Cask download failure. SSL certificate problem: certificate has expired

I am trying to install NetLogo via Homebrew Cask. I run the following command: brew cask install netlogo Homebrew starts the download but immediately throws the following error: ==> Downloading ...
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How to restore Homebrew config from Time Machine

TL;DR I killed my Homebrew and now need to restore from Time Machine. I had a working Homebrew with various packages installed and working. I've installed some new packages (newer php) which I didn't ...
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How can I see all formulae available in a specific tap using Brew?

Suppose I have added a new tap to Brew using brew tap .... I've tried looking into brew search, brew tap, and brew tap-info, but none of these subcommand present any suitable options. How can I list ...
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Using LibreSSL 3.1.1 without messing with the system

I did a brew install of OpenSSL/LibreSSL (3.1.1)... it's located in /usr/local/opt/libressl/bin/openssl I also have the usual macOS Catalina OpenSSL/LibreSSL bin at: /usr/bin/openssl I don't ...
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Create a symlink pointing to a variable filepath

I am using MacVim installed via homebrew. The absolute path to the app is /usr/local/Cellar/macvim/xxxxxx/MacVim.app, with xxxxxx the version number. MacVim version number is updated often. Now I ...
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Installing Postgresq@11 temporarily along with the 12th version which has already been installed

I have Postgresql 12 installed. For a current task I need to install the 11th version too, temporarily, and in such a way that it won't interferer with the 12th version. The latter should keep working ...
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Homebrew's instructions to update Xcode CLT fail to address warning

Since Catalina, brew doctor has produced the message Warning: A newer Command Line Tools release is available. Following the subsequent instructions to sudo rm -rf /Library/Developer/...
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why does `brew search` need github credentials all of a sudden? [duplicate]

This is not really expected or very reassuring from a package manager. brew search postgres gets me this credentials access request: if I refuse, it does search and eventually provides the output: ...
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Homebrew command-line to display a formula's homepage

I can open the homepage for a Homebrew formula by running the following command-line: brew home <formula> and for a Homebrew Cask by running the following command-line: brew cask home <...
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Powershell install keeps asking for a password

I'm trying to upgrade my version of powershell to the latest version 7.0.1 using brew. The install seems to be stuck on disabling some ruby gems and is constantly asking over and over again for my ...
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Website unreachable / PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR / tries connects to localhost instead

Since some weeks I have a very strange issue, where I'm stuck how to further debug, specially as I'm more of a Linux Guy in front of a MacOS (10.15.4) From time to time I get in Firefox/Chrome a ...
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How to list all files on the system

I would like to list all files on my system from command line. The provided BSD find command, with the following command line sudo find / lists many of the files twice, under the root and under /...
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How to view real time dynamically updated information on thermals and fan speed through the terminal?

Is there any way to view real time fan speed and thermal information (CPU, GPU) through the terminal, such as by installing an application with homebrew (i.e. $ brew install ...) or python (i.e. $ pip ...
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How can I fix my offlineimap Certificate error on a homebrew install

OfflineIMAP 7.3.3 Licensed under the GNU GPL v2 or any later version (with an OpenSSL exception) imaplib2 v2.101 (bundled), Python v2.7.17, OpenSSL 1.1.1g 21 Apr 2020 *** Processing account charles ...
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How can I find which Homebrew package a certain file/binary belongs to (if any)? [duplicate]

I often find myself forgetting what I installed to get a certain command. On my Arch machine, I can simply run pacman -Qo $(which <command>) and it finds the associated package. Does anyone ...
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How do I avoid compilation when running brew install

My internet connection sometimes drops packets (its a 4G connection), so when I download stuff sometimes it fails. So when doing "brew install" on something this occasionally happens: ==> ...
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mcrypt for PHP 7.4 on Catalina

First of all, I was born and raised using a PC so I'm kind of new to Mac. I was hoping if someone can help me out. I'm using Catalina and trying to get the PHP extension mcrypt installed. I've been ...
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Stop installing python for each package by brew

I have installed python on Mac by Anaconda. Here is the path : /Users/USERNAME/anaconda3/bin/python /usr/bin/python But when I want to install any package that need python, it installs it separately....
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Mac OS is not picking G++ installed using Homebrew

I already had Clang on my MacOS Mojave, but I installed gcc using Homebrew. Now I see the new g++ in /usr/local/bin/ : $ /usr/local/bin/g++ --version g++ (Homebrew GCC 9.3.0) 9.3.0 Copyright (C) ...
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Verifying zsh version on macOS Catalina upon brew install

The default zsh version located at /bin/zsh is 5.7.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin19.0). I brew installed a new version, added /usr/local/bin/zsh to /etc/shells, and issued chsh -s /usr/local/bin/zsh to ...
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Pip cannot install packages after upgrading to Catalina

I haven't used pipenv since upgrading, but today I needed to work on an old project and I'm getting problems with pipenv and other python utilities. I did a xcode-select --install and brew update &...
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brew update fails wtih fatal: could not read Username

$ brew update fatal: could not read Username for 'https://github.com': terminal prompts disabled fatal: could not read Username for 'https://github.com': terminal prompts disabled Error: homebrew/...
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How to update packages installed via Homebrew?

I've installed packages in my macOS using Homebrew, and installed GUI apps using Homebrew Cask. How could I update my extensions and packages?
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The system version of Tk is deprecated [duplicate]

I installed python3 and tcl-tk with homebrew on my iMac. However, when I want to launch my program using the terminal, this message is displayed: DEPRECATION WARNING: The system version of Tk is ...
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Maxima and Jupyter - will Homebrew work?

I'd like to give Maxima a try in a Jupyter notebook on my Mac. Is the Homebrew version of Maxima up to the task? I did try following the instructions at https://github.com/robert-dodier/maxima-...
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Can't install ctorrent with brew

Please help me with this issue. I followed the instruction here to download ctorrent with: brew install ctorrent but it turned out errors like this: Error: No available formula with the name "...
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Laravel new [project] not working despite PHP, Composer, everything working

I'm trying to install laravel, but keep getting the "The Zip PHP extension is not installed. Please install it and try again." warning. Here's the thing: I've installed php7.3, entering 'composer' ...
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Successful brew install iftop still shows “sudo iftop: command not found”

I have reinstalled iftop and still command not found. out of ideas.
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Clean Remove Partial Binary of Homebrew in OSX Mojave

I interrupted Homebrew installation from the Terminal by pressing ^ Control C because I realized I have little space left in the hard disk. Now I want to clean the data that was incompletely written ...
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How to stop multiple httpd instance in macOS Catalina

I am not well experienced with macOS yet and need some help to understand why there are multiple instances of httpd running on my macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Question: If it is not required then how can ...
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Installed Apache 2.4 (httpd) using Home Brew, can I get it to use macOS' php7?

I'm running macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and have installed the latest Apache (2.4.43) using brew, basically following these steps. Seems to be working fine, but now I want to enable PHP 7 in Apache as ...
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Installed Apache (httpd) using Home Brew, but cannot seem to get mod_rewrite working?

I'm running macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and have installed the latest Apache (2.4.43) using brew, basically following these steps. It seems to be working OK, I can visit http://localhost/ and when I ...
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What are ways of installing Python 3?

In short I'm looking to install Python 3 (have a programme that on one of it's recent updates no longer ran with 2.7) I have Homebrew installed (but am not sure how I did it e.g. by Sudo I think?) and ...
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imagemagick fails with dyld: Library not loaded

After wasting a lot of time until finally finding a solution, I decided to share this with the community. The problem: convert dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/little-cms2/lib/liblcms2.2....
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Why do many different brew commands take around one second to execute?

I am regularly using brew on macOS and realised that running any (all?) commands e.g. brew ls brew cask info <cask> brew deps <formula> brew leaves ... takes about one second to execute ...
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Installing Imagemagick using Homebrew does not give me the imagemagick command

Hello I am trying to use homebrew to install Imagemagick and I use the following command: brew install imagemagick The installation finishes with no error and I do get the folder: /usr/local/Cellar/...

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