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Is the homebrew warning "We (and Apple) do not provide support for this old version." safe to ignore?

Today I ran brew upgrade on my Mojave (10.14.6) setup and was presented the following warning: Warning: You are using macOS 10.14. We (and Apple) do not provide support for this old version. You will ...
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How can I set my MS Teams online status to "green" with CLI tools?

I use MS Teams and want to have my status always "green" even if I am 20min away from my MacBook. How can I do this with command line tools (from Homebrew)? I don't want to install a special ...
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Which of Homebrew or mas-cli to choose when a package is available via both?

I'm using the opportunity of a new Mac laptop to get to grips with automating the post-macOS-installation setup process, rather than going through the usual mind-numbing click-fest or crud-inheriting ...
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homebrew. Cant start service. get "Bootstrap failed: 5: Input/output error - Postgres - Mac

I am trying to re-install Postgres via home-brew on Mac. I uninstalled Postgres, updated home-brew and ran the install command for brew install postgres when I run brew services start postgresql I get ...
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What is the current correct way to install pip on macOS? [closed]

I'm seeing a fair amount of conflicting information on Reddit and Stack Overflow on this topic. I'm a long-time Linux user, just bought my first macOS computer. For python development, I'm seeing that ...
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Homebrew on the M1 (64-bit ARM) Macs [closed]

If I run homebrew on an M1 Mac, will it install arm64 binaries or will they actually be x86_64 binaries that will be emulated? If the latter, how can I install my favorite programs as native arm64 ...
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How to make Finder not limit my file selection at all

I want to select an application installed from Homebrew for dealing with files of a certain type. At first I discovered that the "Open with..." dialog won't even show /opt and other ...
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When viewing man pages in Terminal, how to get correct man page order priority? `man` shows the correct manpage but Terminal shows an older one

I love using the Terminal's man page viewer. You can right click on anything and open its corresponding man page. Or just run open x-man-page://1/<man page> However, I'm having trouble getting ...
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On Apple M1 with Rosetta, how to open entire Terminal / iTerm in x86_64 architecture? [duplicate]

As a developer, I have experienced major issues with installing languages, libraries and development tools from the command-line as Apple M1 has migrated over to using arm64 instead of x86_64 ...
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Correct packages installation without using Homebrew

I was reading this old post because I want to download a homebrew package without using brew : How to download a binary from brew without installing brew? but I'm stuck so I try to ask too. I'm on ...
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trying to download homebrew mac os 7.5 (lion)

i am trying to download homebrew for coilsnake (a earthbound rom editor) among other things but every time i try an install i get curl: (35) error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 ...
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Error: Can't update mongodb-community via brew

I seem to have a problem with my MongoDB (mongodb-community), which I installed via brew on my Mac. I always get the following: $ brew update && brew upgrade Already up-to-date. ==> ...
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New macOS install "missing commands" but commands already exist in /usr/bin

Mostly just want clarification on why macOS is doing this: On a fresh install I tried to use the strings command in Terminal and a pop up came up. I chose to "Install" and waited - it stuck....
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Mac M1 SQL Server SQLSrv OpenSSL library could not be loaded, make sure OpenSSL 1.0 or 1.1 is installed

I just bought a M1 Mac mini running Big Sur 11.6, I've installed PHP 7.3, msodbcsql17, mssql-tools, sqlsrv and pdo_sqlsrv. But when I try to connect using sqlsrv, the following error happens [...
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Problem with homebrew installed to a different location(not to /usr/local)

Being a standard user on Apple Macbook M1, I installed homebrew to (created Developer directory) $HOME/Developer/ using mkdir homebrew && curl -L https://github.com/Homebrew/brew/tarball/...
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Can Homebrew be run on a MacBook too old to run Big Sur?

I am wondering if it is possible to run Homebrew on an older MacBook. I know that the current version of Homebrew only supports Big Sur (if I am reading the Homebrew page correctly). Is it possible to ...
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Permissions on `brew` and `pip3`

Somehow permissions have been altered on brew and/or pip3 and both are getting errors. brew has a lock file but when I remove it with sudo, brew commands say it iw still there. pip3 worked to install ...
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torsocks (brew installed) not working on macOS Big Sur

torsocks curl https://check.torproject.org/api/ip ERROR: /usr/bin/curl is located in a directory protected by Apple's System Integrity Protection. It doesn't matter which CLI tool I try to torify, I ...
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Is there any valid reason to install Tigerbrew (Homebrew) on a modern Mac OS?

Perhaps you may be thinking that I'm asking why one should install Tigerbrew on their older PowerPC/Intel mac machine running Tiger or Leopard operating systems. But I'm actually wondering if there's ...
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I have installed git from homebrew, and instead of installing it in /usr/local/bin it's in /opt/homebrew/bin/git, how can I move it?

I've changed my $PATH variable to /usr/local/bin:/opt/homebrew/bin:/opt/homebrew/sbin:/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.9/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin (previously /usr/local/bin ...
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Persisting Homebrew's ssh-agent

I've installed OpenSSH from Homebrew, because I need a newer version to support hardware keys (Big Sur comes with 8.1; 8.2+ is needed). However, my system insists on persisting the default ssh-agent ...
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Can not install brew on mac

when i am using /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)" or ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/...
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Homebrew is not upgrading all packages

Installed hashcat with brew brew install hashcat it says 6.1.1 version is installed and it's the latest when v6.2.3 stable is already up. How to fix it?
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How to prevent homebrew from deleting packages automatically?

Almost each time I install something using homebrew, after installing my desired package, it attempts to automatically delete presumably old packages. How can I stop this from occurring? I'm tired ...
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Why can't I execute "bundle exec rake secret"? The error “bad interpreter: No such file or directory” occured

My ruby ​​version is 2.7.3, my mysql version is 8.0.23, my mysql2 version is 0.5.3, my rails version is 5.0.7.2, and my Xcode version is 12.5. I use macOS Big Sur(version 11.4) and the text editor &...
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Why is Homebrew running MySQL service as root and how to change it?

I used brew update brew upgrade mysql to bump version from 8.0.23 to 8.0.26 and now MySQL service won't start anymore. I try brew services start mysql and after few seconds the service status goes ...
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I am trying to install home brew on my terminal but i also get this error below

it seems to be a problem relating to GitHub. /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)" curl: (7) Failed to connect to raw....
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How to improve badblocks read/write performance in macOS

I'm running a 2016 MacBook Pro with Big Sur and testing a USB 3.0 hard drive with badblocks. A simple test with 1GB pattern takes ~1 min to write (16MB/s). When testing the same drive with a Finder ...
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Building BleachBit from source (macOS Big Sur 11.4)

I was hoping someone would be able to help me. I'm trying to build BleachBit from source as it is no longer on Homebrew but I'm having trouble. I'm not that much of a programmer. I know basic terminal ...
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Fink, Homebrew, MacPorts, pkgsrc — can I run them in parallel on the same machine?

I've been using Homebrew on my Mac forever, but sometimes I run into situations where a package is not available. For maximum choice, which of the 4 major package managers (am I missing any?) can be ...
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Error linking library `libusb`

For some reason, while CMake is able to find libusb-1.0 (from pkgconfig) and correctly identify its linked location, the linker is not able to find the library (i.e., I receive the error ld: library ...
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How to implement or mimic https with Homebrew Apache?

So, I'm working on trying to develop a site using the location API and modern browsers either require you to make settings modifications, or to run the geolocation requests through https. I was ...
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Improving security of homebrew installation (ownership of /usr/local)

I have used homebrew (https://brew.sh/) for many years and have been extremely happy with the functionality. However, I have become more and more uneasy about the advice (in fact, almost a requirement)...
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tar: Error opening archive: Failed to open when upgrade using brew

When I am using this command to upgrade my macOS big sur: brew upgrade shows some package could not be opened log: ==> Installing dependencies for sphinx-doc: gdbm, sqlite and python@3.9 ==> ...
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Cannot find files for `calcurse` calendar application installed with homebrew : not where documentation says they are

I just installed calcurse, an calendar open source solution (which looks great!). I installed version calcurse version 4.7.1 via homebrew (brew install calcurse) I cannot find where the todo and apts ...
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Error installing gcc 7 on a MacBook

I have Mac OS 11.2.3 (the new MacBook Air) I am trying to install gcc version 7 using the command: brew install gcc@7 However, I get the following error: gcc@7: The x86_64 architecture is required for ...
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Byobu not working on new installation of macOS

I am trying to migrate from Linux to macOS, but apparently byobu is not working out-of-the-box on my machine. The Fn keys partially work. I can see the error message "no previous windows" ...
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Virtual hosts incorrectly mapping with Homebrew Apache

So, I'm trying to get a home dev server going using Homebrew's Apache mostly following this guide. I'm playing with three dev projects, a WordPress site, a Drupal site, and some vanilla JS tests. I ...
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Make brew use brew installed curl instead of system curl?

I installed curl 7.77.0 with brew, but when I go to install other things with brew it fails to download on some things because its using the system version of curl which is 7.43.0. How can I make brew ...
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Upgrade of php not working on Late 2011 High Sierra

I have a late 2011 Macbook pro and want to setup my development environment.However, am struggling with php version. It is currently set to the default 7.1.16. I was hoping to do it with brew, but I ...
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Convert m4a with cover to mp4

I've a m4a file with cover attached using mp4art; however Youtube doesn't support m4a. Supported formats - https://support.google.com/youtube/troubleshooter/2888402?visit_id=637603848977966877-...
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Subversion command line - Killed 9 error message

I installed subversion via Homebrew on my M1 Mac running macOS 11.4, and every time I run the svn command I get an error Killed: 9 with no other log messages. The version installed is the latest arm ...
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Mac M1 Brew install kong

I'm using the new M1 MacBook Pro. I've managed to install homebrew, but the Kong install through homebrew uses the old file location (same as the Intel chips) and not the new location for homebrew. To ...
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Running "homebrew upgrade [specific formulae] upgraded a lot more, why?

So I needed to upgrade youtube-dl, and ran brew upgrade youtube-dl. While it was running, homebrew decided it needed to upgrade a lot more stuff, including all of my installed PHP versions... And now, ...
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irssi no longer working after 11.4 update

Irssi stopped working. It's installed with homebrew, and when I try to run it, it says this: dyld: Library not loaded: /System/Library/Perl/5.28/darwin-thread-multi-2level/CORE/libperl.dylib ...
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Can't install NTFS-3G on macOS BigSur

Hi I'm trying to install NTFS-3G on macOS BigSur but every time I run brew install ntfs-3g it reports Error: ntfs-3g has been disabled because it requires FUSE!. Obviously I've already installed ...
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Homebrew suggests there's always an existing formula for node installed?

I am trying to install node to use with reactjs. I started with node 16 but found it was incompatible with node-sass, so I've downgraded to node 14. When installing (brew install node@14), it remains ...
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'brew' command is not recognized by Terminal

I have installed brew on my system using the command /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)" Now, it seems that it was successfully ...
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Unable to use PHP in Apache on Big Sur

After using brew to install Apache version 2.4.46 on Mac OS Big Sur 11.2.3, and using brew to install PHP 8.0.6, I am unable to run PHP. I am running Apache from /usr/local/etc/httpd, and my Document ...
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How can I access a resource or file from one Homebrew formula in another's `install`?

I have one formula "A" that installs stuff in its share directory, and I want to know how to read the directory from another formula("B")'s install. Is it possible? Do I need to ...

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