Questions tagged [rosetta-2]

Rosetta 2 refers to the Rosetta Translation Environment run in Mac OS X for Apple silicon that allows Apple silicon Macs to run code compiled for x86_64 (Intel) Macs.

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Why is a Rosetta-specific terminal recommended for Ruby development on M1? [closed]

In various "how to set up your Ruby development environment on an M1 Mac" tutorials (like this one), there is a repeated recommendation to run the entire terminal under Rosetta2. What is the ...
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Tell if running process is running under Rosetta or is M1-native by Command Line

If you have an M1-based Macbook you can tell if a process running on the machine is Apple/M1 or Intel/Rosetta in Activity Monitor, but is there a way to get this information on the command line? I'd ...
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Is there a way to trigger the graphical installer for Rosetta 2 from the command line?

I need a way for a pkg file to trigger the graphical installer for Rosetta 2 as part of its installation process, meaning the pkg file itself needs to declare it supports arm64 and opening it should ...
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Does MacOS on M1 prioritise arm binaries later on path?

I'm trying to nix my new M1 Mac with home-manager and I'm thinking I might wanna skip xcode devtools altogether. I've installed nix and home-manager and built a generation with git, but: viktor@...
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Run everything in Rosetta 2 on Silicon Mac

I've recently started using a Silicon MacBook Pro 13 (i.e. one with non-Intel processor). I have found installing some software difficult, for example installing Python through Homebrew and installing ...
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Open with Rosetta not available

I've just downloaded Visual Studio Code ( 1.51.1 ) on an Apple Silicon MBP. I downloaded the Intel version (the ARM version is still in dev I think) assuming that I would have to right click and ...
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How does Rosetta 2 work?

I'd love to understand more about how Rosetta 2 works. The Apple Developer article is brief. Has anyone done a deep analysis on how Rosetta 2 works, how it is invoked and whether it's possible to use ...
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Rosetta 2 installation on M1 MBP fails

I'm trying to install rosetta 2 via command line, using this command: /usr/sbin/softwareupdate --install-rosetta Source: https://derflounder.wordpress.com/2020/11/17/installing-rosetta-2-on-apple-...
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Can an application that requires JRE 6 run in Rosetta 2?

I have an application I'd like to run on a new MacBook Air that has as one of its requirements installing Apple JRE 6. Prior to Apple Silicon, this would've been as simple as installing it from Apple'...