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Questions tagged [homebrew]

System for installing command-line Unix applications and tools on OS X. Free and open-source.

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Failing to install the package “Pygments” with brew

I'm try to use the minted package in latex to display code in latex document. I get an error message "you must have pygmentize installed" to use this package. So I tried to install the package ...
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Develop in a safe way [closed]

I'm a software engineer and I use mac for day to day operation. I'm concerned about software that don't come from official app store in particular tools like brew or nvm/npm package because they are ...
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Does a wget showing full request headers, exist on mac? The GNU wget on mac doesn't but the GNU wget on windows (Wget 1.19)

Does a wget showing full request headers, exist on mac? The GNU wget on mac doesn't but the GNU wget on windows (Wget 1.19) The example output that I want, is what I get on GNU Wget in Windows (This ...
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How can I completely uninstall Xcode in macOS Mojave 10.14?

After upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14, Xcode was no longer updating correctly and my build process was reporting that stdlib.h was missing. Thus, I attempted to uninstall it so I could reinstall it ...
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Pip Installed Tools: “command not found” | Homebrew Installed Python Tools Work Fine

I installed Python 3 with Homebrew and a tool I was installing through Homebrew auto-installed Python 2.x. So, I have both and pip (etc) is installed for both, unlike the macOS default Python. ...
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Display the app location of every cask

I know how to use brew cask list to display every installed cask. However, this only provides me with the name of each cask: 1password 1password-cli font-fira-code font-ubuntu geekbench visual-studio-...
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How to set the python environment for LaunchDaemons

I have installed Python 3 via Homebrew, on my Mojave system, and have it symlinked to /usr/local/bin/python. I have a LaunchDaemon plist as follows: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!...
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Erased /usr/bin/env on accident. How can I restore it?

I accidentally deleted /usr/bin/env and it causing issues when I want to run brew install python I am getting the following error: brew install python3 /usr/local/bin/brew: line 91: /usr/bin/env: ...
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Is it possible to uninstall Xcode, keep the CLI tools and have a working Homebrew installation running on macOS Mojave?

I am trying to claw back as much disk space as possible, and I have no use for Xcode aside from the fact it provides the Command Line Tools I need for using Homebrew. Can I: Remove Xcode (how to do ...
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Homebrew running update && upgrade error: Another active Homebrew update process is already in progress

Recently on MacOS 10.14.3 I started getting error when I run following two commands together: $ brew update && brew upgrade Error: Another active Homebrew update process is already in ...
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Running a command with access to “System Events.app” granted

I am updating applications installed via Homebrew from command line. iTerm2 requires access to "System Events.app" to be correctly updated, which ends up in a process that is not fully automated and ...
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Error while attempting to install Homebrew on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

I'm attempting to update my installation of Homebrew by re-installing as prescribed by http://brew.sh: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)...
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How can I change the ownership of the unwritable directories for Homebrew?

I had admin account before and I deleted the admin and made the user as admin because it was bit of pain in neck. This is now the admin user called zuhairhallak. Before, installing Homebrew, it was ...
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Homebrew Cask: List all formula available for installation

After updating the local Homebrew cache by running brew update, I have been using brew search and brew cask search to list all the available formula for installation via Homebrew Core and Homebrew ...
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Why do I get “Warning: You are using macOS 10.9” from Homebrew when I have 10.9.5?

I have just reinstalled OS X on my Macbook, I'm trying to get homebrew to install subversion, but I encounter the following error: "Warning: You are using macOS 10.9. We (and Apple) do not provide ...
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Does Homebrew get removed after upgrading Mac OS?

I recently upgraded my Mac from 10.13 to 10.14 and I can't seem to find my Homebrew. /usr/local is practically empty; just MySQL remains. Does brew get removed after an OS upgrade? Should I install it ...
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Deleting empty Directory with File's Ghosts?

I am trying to delete bunch of directories appearing to be empty amr@MacBook ~/folders> ls -la -R total 24 drwxrwxrwx 6 amr staff 192 Mar 9 14:37 . drwx---r-x+ 40 amr staff 1280 ...
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Recovering old mysql data files with newer version of mysql installed with Homebrew

I installed mysql with Homebrew about a year or so back and created some databases with it. I uninstalled it some time last year. The data files in /usr/local/var/mysql are still around. I recently ...
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Is there any way to install homebrew on iOS (jailbroken)

I'd like to install homebrew on my iPhone running iOS 10.3.3, which is jailbroken and has Terminal and NewTerm installed. When I run /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -k -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent....
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Applications installed with brew cask install won't launch for other users

I have two users accounts on my Mac, one for personal use and one for work use. I use Homebrew to install most of my applications. However, whatever GUI application I install using brew cask install ...
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Install older removed brew formula version

While brew has an accessible simple versioning mechanism, it's restricted to versions used by a large number of people. So for popular versions, it's easy: brew search node # gives node@6, node@8, ...
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How to invoke /usr/local/bin/g++-X instead of XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/c++

{MacOS 10.14.1 Mojave, Xcode 10.1} I'm working on building the POPF planner under MacOS and I'm stuck on a system library include problem that I'm not sure how to overcome. I have exported export ...
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Git clone fails with “fatal: multiple updates for ref 'refs/tags/v1.0.0' not allowed” on MacOS Mojave

I did a lot of operations on my computer last night, basically updating/upgrading(?) brew, which installed a new git version, updated python, lots of stuff and today I figured I couldn't clone a ...
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Unable to start mysql 5.6

I installed mysql 5.6 using homebrew but haven't been able to start it/login using Sequel pro. When I run mysql.server start in the terminal I am getting this error - ERROR! The server quit ...
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avoiding python@2 redundant dependency

I installed gdal using homedal because I need it for ortho4xp, which uses python3. I noticed that gdal depends on both python and python@2. Gdal is not the only package doing this. It pulls in numpy, ...
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How do I prevent nginx from auto-loading using homebrew?

I'm using Mac High Sierra. I install nginx with homebrw a while back, but I can't remember how to permanently stop it from running when my computer boots. I have this file localhost:mydir davea$ ls ...
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Why are all dependencies forced in Homebrew FFmpeg 4.1?

When upgrading to the latest FFmpeg (4.1) through Homebrew, I noticed that an overwhelming number of new dependencies were installed. At the same time, brew info ffmpeg revealed that all installation ...
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Why is Homebrew lynx configuration not in my home directory

When installing lynx with Homebrew, the primary configuration (according to the lynx option screen) is at a long, version-specific path (thus the path will change every time a new version is installed)...
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Launch homebrew.mxcl.dnsmasq when NIC becomes available?

I am running homebrew dnsmasq on my Mac. Dsmasq is configured to only respond to traffic on one NIC (en7). en7 is a usb-c ethernet adapter. When this adapter is not active (not plugged in, switch ...
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Mac OS: zero-byte files in home directory

I have some strange empty (zero-byte) files in my home directory and I have no idea from where they come. I installed 'brew' on fresh Mac OS Mojave around this time. There are many 'version like' ...
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Is brew using MySQL or MariaDB

A few months ago I installed either MySQL or MariaDB via Homebrew. But I don't remember exactly which one. Now I am trying to figure it out, because MariaDB supports features that MySQL does not, such ...
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How to install from an url with hombrew?

I would like to install a specific version of python3 (python 3.6.8) on my macbook. I tried to: brew install https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.6.6/python-3.6.6-macosx10.9.pkg However, it doesnt ...
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How can I upgrade from Oracle JDK 8 to OpenJDK 8 using Homebrew?

If I have Oracle Java SE JDK 8 installed on my mac, how can I upgrade to Open JDK 8? Motivation: Android build tools seem to need JDK 8, but according to the following links Oracle JDK 8 will not ...
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How can I upgrade my mac to OpenJDK 11 using Homebrew?

If I would have Java SE 8 on my mac, what would be a quick way to upgrade to OpenJDK 11 using Homebrew?
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How to use house brew install python 3.6.5_1

I am trying to install python 3.6.5_1 using Homebrew by running the following: $ brew install https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/f2a764ef944b1080be64bd88dca9a1d80130c558/Formula/...
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“Hunk #5 FAILED at 2001.” when upgrading wine through homebrew

I get this error message when I am trying to update from wine-3.13 to 4.0-rc5. $ brew upgrade wine ==> Upgrading 1 outdated package: wine 3.13 -> 4.0-rc5 ==> Upgrading wine ==> ...
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remove homebrew apache2 fails

On a new Macbook Pro, I installed apache2 with homebrew, but now want to switch back to native apache2 server. I removed the homebrew package with: brew uninstall apache2 I also removed any ...
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“Error: 0xFFFEFA0A -67062 code object is not signed at all” when trying to launch docker-machine by LaunchDaemon

I am trying to get Docker installed on macOS High Sierra. I've installed Docker via brew, I can start the docker-machine when logged in as root (sudo -i -u root). But when I use LaunchDaemon the ...
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Terminal broken.

I am having an issue and I have no clue what I should be searching to fix it. Not experienced enough. I have zsh and probably other things I installed many years ago while making the terminal more my ...
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Command line to create a PDF document from a batch of images [duplicate]

How to create a PDF document from a batch of images ? === Belowis what I tried before posting this question: The ImageMagick way, but the PDF document generated is too big: convert *.ppm book.pdf ...
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How to open .desktop files with brew-installed Wine?

I've installed wine with brew, and installed an app named "hnc.exe". I can use hnc.exe with running wine and specifying direct location(on drive-c) on terminal, but it is annoying though. So I tried ...
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HomeBrew offloading package compilation

My poor old 2008 aluminium MacBook isn't the only old piece of kit I have running homebrew packages, I really appreciate the ability to have a package manager in Mac OS, at least while I make my way ...
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How can I use launchd to auto update brew? [duplicate]

I followed the instructions on the page Creating Launch Daemons and Agents and created (as root) my own plist file named com.personal.brew.plist and located in /Library/LaunchDeamons/: <?xml ...
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Application Running with Wine Not Displaying Correctly [closed]

I am trying to run Super Smash Land using Wine on my Mac Book Pro (Mojave). I have installed Wine and XQuartz using Home-brew on my computer and ran the .exe file with wine SuperSmashLand.exe. While ...
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I disabled SIP and removed System Python. Now Xcode won't let me export apps

I was pissed about having 20 different versions of Python on my Mac, so in an effort to clean it up I deleted every single instance of it. I disabled SIP and cleared out the system default one. I ...
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What's the right ownership for /usr/local for current macOS and Homebrew versions?

Someone told me that Homebrew no longer requires /usr/local/ to have an ownership such that it can be written by brew commands ... I recall long time ago I have to manually change the ownership ...
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How to start homebrew Apache on boot?

I've switched out the default apache for the homebrew version. I've stopped the default apache starting on boot with: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.httpd.plist ...
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FileZilla crash when trying to SFTP transfer

I can still log on SFTP sites with my FileZilla 3.38.1 but as soon as I try to upload or download it crashes (window just disappears). Plan FTP seems to download the file but FileZilla crashes after ...
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Change permisions on /usr and /usr/local to link Homebrew package

How does one change permissions for /usr or /usr/local? I tried doing sudo chmod 775 /usr/local, but it says chmod: Unable to change file mode on /usr/local: Operation not permitted` so I ran ls -l ...
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How can I install opendkim on Mojave from sources build?

I’m trying to build opendkim on my macmini, Mojave’s but not use MacPorts. Rather, I want to use only Homebrew. brew install libopendkim does install opendkim 2.10.3 but it only installs the tools, ...