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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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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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Secure localhost is not working after homebrew install, help

Learning how to code here... So this the link I used to install Apache, php and MySQL using homebrew: https://help.macstadium.com/articles/how-to-install-apache-mysql-and-php-using-homebrew-on-macos ...
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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, ...
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Why is Wine separately bundled with Winebottler for Mac OSX?

I am trying to make use of registax software for astrophotography image stacking on my Macbook. I first installed Wine using Homebrew which hanged on startup due to a known Homebrew Core issue. This ...
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How do I install FFserver on macOS?

I'd like to try FFserver. I've installed FFmpeg (4.0.2) with Homebrew. I've got ffmpeg, ffplay and ffprobe in my path, but no ffserver. In fact no files on my entire hard drive relate to ffserver. ...
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Cannot launch gitk on Mojave: mapped file has no cdhash?

I had a working version of git + gitk installed via homebrew on MacOS High Sierra. After I upgraded to Mojave, I can no longer start gitk. It fails with the following error, repeated 105 times: ...
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Is usr/local/bin the correct directory to place JAR files?

I have built an application that includes a JAR file I developed and I've had issues trying to run it correctly from the AppleScript application with: set foobar to POSIX path of (path to me) & "...
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uninstall homebrew without uninstalling packages

I want to show someone how to install homebrew. I want to uninstall homebrew (so that I no longer have a brew command) and then paste the install command into my terminal, and it goes through a ...
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What's the fish shell equivalent to `set -o vi` to get vi/vim key bindings to access command history and edit?

I'm one of the "cursed ones" that got their start in vi instead of emacs so the shell editing commands I am used to are set in bash with set -o vi but this doesn't work in the fish shell. How can I ...
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How do I install pgadmin3 using brew cask?

If I try running brew cask install pgadmin3, as suggested on an unknown website http://macappstore.org/pgadmin3/ I get "Cask 'pgadmin3' is unavailable: No Cask with this name exists.", an error ...
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Install macports port on brew

Can I install macports port like this https://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=name&substr=ftpsync on brew ? Does brew have mechanism for that?
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`brew install openvpn` vs. Tunnelblick for OpenVPN client

I recently switched to Macbook pro (Mojave) and would like to have an OpenVPN client installed. In Linux systems I've been always using openvpn from within command line. I just want to know if it ...
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ld linker is missing when installing gcc using Homebrew on Mac OS

I am a new Mac user and need to install GNU compilers (C and C++) and CMake for the code I am using. I installed gcc and its binary utilities and CMake via Homebrew with the correct PATH to the ...
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Does “brew install gcc” installs GNU C++ compiler on macOS?

I am a new Mac user and was wondering if installing gcc via brew install gcc command would install GNU C++ compiler?
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What's the location of the system-wide bashrc for the brew-installed Bash?

I've installed Bash via homebrew to replace the old pre-installed one. However, the brew-installed Bash doesn't seem to read /etc/bashrc (or /usr/local/etc/bashrc). Where should I put the system-wide ...
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Unlink app from brew cask

I have an application, and it's listed in installed applications and when checking for upgrade. I don't want brew bask to handle this application. Is there a way to unlink it from brew without ...
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How do I make/run a QEMU emulation of Windows8 through terminal

I'm trying to make a Windows8 emulator using QEMU (which I downloaded via homebrew commands). I've searched on the internet for how to do this, and am utterly confused. The one site that made sense to ...
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Can't install Inkscape on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G65) via DMG or Homebrew

I've been trying to install Inkscape 0.92.2 via DMG (Xquartz) and via Homebrew (Cask), having previously installed Xquartz (2.7.11) without issue, on my Macbook Pro 13. Once Inkscape has installed it ...
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Homebrew Vim with Python support depends on Python 3.7.0, and I have to use 3.6.5

I have to use Python 3.6.5 because of a library I use that keeps showing bugs on 3.7.0 (TensorFlow). I installed Python 3.6.5 using Homebrew as follows: brew install https://raw.githubusercontent....
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Questions from trouble getting the UniFi Controller to work on macOS High Sierra + Server (port 8080 in use)

After upgrading from Sierra+Server to High Sierra+Server I am running into the problem that port 8080 is occupied by default. This blocks the UniFi controller from launching. After the upgrade, I ...
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Converting .accdb to sqlite on a mac - open to using terminal or homebrew

How would you convert a Microsoft Access database .accdb to SQLite on a Mac? (High Sierra)
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“brew install python3” fails to compile pyexpat

brew install python3 fails with a pyexpat error, which means the installed Python can't parse XML (breaking pip etc). Here's the relevant excerpt from ~/Library/Logs/Homebrew/python/02.make: *** ...
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How to set PHP alias for all users

This is probably easy, but I don't know how to set it for all users. So, when I run: which php it shows /usr/local/php5-7.2.0-20171215-181251/bin/php However I've just installed PHP using brew on ...
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Installing Xcode Command Line Tools

I performed a fresh install of macOS Mojave 10.14. Immediately after that I installed Xcode Version 10.0 (10A255) from the Mac App Store. Now, I wish to install Homebrew which requires Xcode Command ...
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I need Git. Is it better to install command line tools (183mb) or `brew install git`?

I think that it is better to install Git from Homebrew: Less size Install only what I need - I do not need LLVM compiler, for example. Faster install All packages in one place No need to re-install ...
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How to get rid of “application downloaded from the internet” message when installing homebrew casks?

I used homebrew cask to install many applications for quite a while now. But recently macOS keeps asking me to first confirm the "application downloaded from the internet" question that is usually ...
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dnsmasq not working oh Mac OS High Sierra

I have a service running on localhost on MacOS High Sierra. curl foo.test does not work, but curl localhost does. To get to my setup, I installed dns using homebrew, brew install dnsmasq ...
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How to change AD password from MAC OS Sierra

I'm trying to change my Windows AD from my Mac password by doing: diego$ smbpasswd -U username -r DOMAIN_CONTROLLER_IP -bash: smbpasswd: command not found As the command was not found I tried to ...
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How can I stop brew prune and brew upgrade from fighting?

I am running Homebrew on 10.13.6, with the prefix /usr/local. When I run brew upgrade, two directories are created in /usr/local/share. These are: /usr/local/share/man/man2, and /usr/local/share/...
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Running `nano` uses the old nano(2.0.6) even though nano 3.0 is installed

I installed nano 3.0 with brew install nano, but when I run nano --version, it shows version 2.0.6, which is what came with macOS. Screenshot: echo $PATH also shows that /usr/local/bin is listed ...
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Gatekeeper notification doesn't show location of application

I just received a system notification that an application I downloaded with Homebrew was not allowed to launch. This is fine, but the notification gives me no information about where this app resides. ...
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Why is Homebrew finding phantom directories? [duplicate]

I'm running Homebrew on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I use a bash alias brewup to periodically check on my installation. brewup is defined as below: alias brewup= 'brew update; brew upgrade; brew ...
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Why do I have a .subversion folder hidden in my home folder on mac OS?

Why do I have a .subversion folder hidden in my home folder on mac OS? I don't remember installing subversion. Inside the .subversion folder is see the following: my-iMac:.subversion my-imac$ ls ...
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Remove the G++ link to clang++ on High Sierra

It's a well-known fact that the g++ command actually links to clang++, from the llvm toolkit. Problem is, every makefile that uses g++ has to point explicitly to the location, and unless my end user ...
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Install pdfroff on macOS

What's the recommended way to get the pdfroff command working on macOS? It appears groff v1.19.2 comes still bundled with macOS 10.13, but pdfroff not anymore. So do I need to reinstall the entire ...
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Installing ffmpeg on mac os 10.9

I had ffmpeg 3.3.4 working very well on my system, then I force uninstalled all versions of ffmpeg including the version above while meddling with a dependancy for another application. Now, I cannot ...
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Post-install step not completing while installing wine with homebrew

I'm trying to install wine with brew install wine, but it keeps on showing Warning: The post-install step did not complete successfully and when I try again with brew postinstall wine, it shows the ...
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Link pre-installed apps to Homebrew Cask

I installed Slack by downloading the DMG from its website and copying the app bundle into /Applications directory. Alternatively, I could have used brew cask install slack. Is there a way to make ...
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Open homebrew version of emacs instead of Apple version

I installed emacs 26.1 via brew install emacs, but when I try to start emacs via command line, only the outdated Apple-supplied version (22.1.1) opens. However, emacs is apparently correctly linked: ...
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Some homebrew formulas broken after migration

I've migrated from an old MacBook Pro to a new one, using Apple's Migration assistant. Some home-brew formulas migrated with no problem, whereas others got broken at the library reference level. ...
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Brew doesn't recognize previously installed python

I want to use python2 with brew by default. That means that when I type python, it will go to python 2.7.11 . Currently, brew insists on not linking python that it itself installed. Also, when ...
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How to open a URL with Terminal through applescript by using mpg123?

I need to use mac terminal to open an audio stream from a URL through an applescript. I know that mac terminal is already equipped with afplay, but that only plays a file which is available on your ...
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Upgrading from OS X El Capitan to macOS High Sierra

I'm in the process of planning an upgrade from OS X El Capitan to macOS High Sierra, and I'm using things like Homebrew, Composer, Elasticsearch, and — by extension — Java. I'm using MAMP Pro with ...
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How to migrate to a new Mac, including SSH keys and dotfiles?

I have an up-to-date 2018 MacBook Pro that I am replacing with a different 2018 MacBook Pro. I'd like to migrate all the content from the first one to the new one, including the SSH keys, all the ...
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Can't see how to run vi having installed it (I want Vi to run Vi not Vim)

I am trying to run Vi (not Vim), because i'm curious about some older commands like :open. I saw this https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/1u0q0b/how_to_install_traditional_vi_not_vim_on_os_x/ it ...