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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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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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Synchronise PHP CLI and Apache versions

Apache reports PHP Version 7.1.19 via phpinfo(). CLI reports PHP 7.1.25 (cli) via php -v. I've tried editing httpd.conf to change LoadModule php7_module libexec/apache2/libphp7.so to LoadModule ...
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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, ...
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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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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 ...