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Many Command Line Tools installed by Xcode and downloaded manually

I have a command line tools installed by Xcode 12 and I would like to install an older version of command line tools but without installing older Xcode. I have installed Xcode 12 which comes with ...
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macOS Sierra update can't be installed on this disk.This volume does not meet the requirements for this update

I have been updating the macOS from 10.12.4 to 10.12.6 . For this I have downloaded the macOS dmg file from the Apple website. But when I go on for installing the macOS then I see this error. I have ...
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Homebrew - I cannot install from source. Command clang requires CLT

I have installed XCode 12 from my MBP. Then I cleaned old Command Line Tools. After that I downloaded CLT 12 from Apple website and installed it fine. Now The issue is I cannot build anything from ...
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softwareupdate shows 2 updates for Command Line Tools - get rid of one entry

I am on macOS Catalina 10.15.6 (19G2021) and softwareupdate as well as graphical "Softwareupdate" in "System settings" show two updates for Command Line Tools: $ softwareupdate --...
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Xcode free space requirement

I am trying to update Xcode to 8.0. My OS is 10.11.6 El Capitan. However I am getting: We could not complete your update There is not enough disk space available to install the product. I have ...
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How to increment the font size of the Xcode UI?

I googled and saw only how to increment the editor font size (code size). But how do I enlarge the UI font size?
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How do I uninstall the command line tools for Xcode?

We have a bunch of Mac at work that no longer require Xcode or command line tools so we'd like to remove them so the compilers aren't hanging around and we don't have to keep updating them when ...
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How do I manually uninstall the Developer Tools?

I installed the Developer Tools way back in Tiger or Leopard and I'd like to uninstall them now. I have Xcode 4.0.2. How do I uninstall them manually?
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How do I compress a file into .xip format?

I wanted to compress the Xcode.app I downloaded from the app store into .xip format. Is it the same as compressing it to .zip and renaming?
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Beta Command Line Tools offered as update—why?

Today the App Store is offering me the Command Line Tools for Xcode 10.0 beta 1. I do not recall ever signing up as a beta tester for any Apple software. Why do I get this update and how can I ...
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Xcode Error: Unable to install app (Error Code: Code: -402620383)

I am using my free Apple developer account (Apple ID) for learning to develop iOS apps with Xcode. My iOS version is 13.5 and I am running Xcode 11.5 on Mac Catalina version 10.15.4. I created a ...
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Xcode: How to determine which DeviceSupport is useful?

When handling with MacBook storage problem, I found that Xcode's bad storage management is very painful. Seeing from the detail of DeviceSupport's item, it is about system library and Swift binary ...
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What is the format of a .xip file

As Xcode 8 beta is available to download, I see it's distributed with a .xip extension, Xcode_8_beta.xip. What is the .xip format? What's the difference between previous .dmg format?
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How do I compile Apple's Security framework?

I am trying to compile my own copy of Apple's Security.framework, specifically version 55471.14.18, which was included in OS X 10.9.5 and whose source code can be downloaded from https://opensource....
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Upgrading to macOS Catalina with Android Studio

I have a MacBook Pro mid-2014, running macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have built an iOS app using Xcode 10.1, but when I wanted to upload it to the App Store, I came upon the following message: ERROR ITMS-...
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Can I delete unnecessary device simulators of Xcode?

I found that Xcode on my laptop consumes much of its storage, so I am trying to delete unnecessary files in Xcode. There are four directories under Application/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/....
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How can I move /Library/Developer to an external disk?

Until Xcode 10 I was able to move the Xcode Library/Developer folder to an external drive using a symlink, in order to free up space on my main disk, like ln -s /Volumes/*/Library/Developer /Users/*/...
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How to set third image for NSButton mixed state

I'm using interface builder in Xcode I want to add a checkbox with 3 states (Allows mixed state set to true in interface builder) With a custom image for each of the three states, however I can only ...
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nsurlsessiond wasting my limited data plan [duplicate]

I am a cross-platform developer working on both android and ios platforms. For my ios development i used Xcode with ios simulator to make my work easy, and i got a new pc to work with. Whenever i ...
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XCode crashes at start (at launch)

My XCode crashes with the following error Process: Xcode [972] Path: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/MacOS/Xcode Identifier: com.apple.dt.Xcode Version: ...
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Xcode Helper does not have the accessibility permissions needed to run tests

I am getting this error when attempting to run some accessibility UTs on a project. I was under the impression that a prompt such as this would appear: However, I am not seeing this prompt. I also ...
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Suddenly the “diagnosticd” daemon rise up to over 200% CPU usage

Suddenly the diagnosticd daemon rise up to over 200% CPU usage, even with Xcode is not running, on OS X Mojave 10.14.1 I can't figure out it. The fans become very noisy.
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“Could not locate device support files” with Xcode version 11.3.1 and iOS 13.5.1

I have the latest version of Xcode (11.3.1) for Mojave installed, but it seems that it doesn't support iOS version 13.5.1. I cannot download later versions as the latest version of Mojave is 10.14.6, ...
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OS X computer name not matching what shows on terminal

My computer name in System Preferences > Sharing is set to "archos", but is showing as "iphone" on Terminal. It just started doing this after I loaded Xcode for doing iPhone ...
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Fixing: “There are no devices registered in your account” without a Lightning cable Xcode 11.0

Using Xcode, when I try to sign my app, I get an error that says: Failed to create provision profile There are no devices registered in your account on the developer website. Plug in and select a ...
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Setting GUI Visible Environment Variables with OS Catalina

I need to set a number of Environment variables that can be seen by GUI apps (i.e. Xcode). When running from a terminal this is trivial and is simply a case of adding a. number of export commands to ...
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wrong with-gxx-include-dir with clang

my gcc compiler is pointing to an old/missing include directory: (base) ➜ Accounts gcc -v Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr --with-gxx-include-dir=/Library/...
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Is there a native/cocoa REST client for Mac OS X?

I'm looking for a cocoa REST client for the OS X. I prefer something native so that I'm not in the terminal interface and not looking for any browser extensions.
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Use a custom version of clang in Xcode

I installed the recent version of clang (to /usr/local/). How do I set up Xcode to use this and not the built-in version of clang?
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How run a .py (python?)-script in Xcode?

Hi I got the complete code, but I don't know how to run the script. The script is some plot of a function, can one run the script so that the plot is shown in xcode?
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Tooltip fade out delay in OS X 10.11.1 and Xcode 7.1.1

Does anyone know where I can set the delay/time how long does the fade out effect in Xcode 7.1.1 on OS X 10.11.1 need to hide the displayed tooltip? When I search for the term defaults find tooltip, ...
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Upgrade to Big Sur Beta 3 Broke Brew Build system

Today I upgraded to Big Sur Beta3 and I cannot install anything with Brew. I get the error: Error: Your Xcode (11.6) is too outdated. Please update to Xcode 12.0 (or delete it). Xcode can be updated ...
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LLDB command line installation on macOS Big Sur edition (11.0) beta

I'm using the following command in order to install lldb without Xcode xcode-select --install However, the window that pops up with the progress bar gets halted on task "Finding Software" ...
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ERROR: 'xcodebuild' requires Xcode

OBSERVATIONS I was not expecting the command to return an error: /usr/bin/xcodebuild -version (Reference) returns an error: xcode-select: error: tool 'xcodebuild' requires Xcode, but active developer ...
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Mac App Store: We could not complete your purchase - Unknown Error

I am using a Macbook Pro (2018, 13 inch, 2.3ghz i5) from work, and the previous user had installed Xcode and a few other apps through their apple account. I have since deleted Xcode, but whenever I ...
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Navigate out of icloud drive and into the real world of local storage

How do I navigate out of icloud tree in xcode file browser? Somehow the scope of folders to navigate seems to be limited. I use Cmd-K to navigate "up" but always end up in the iCloud folder ...
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Im trying to use xcrun altool to get my app notarised, what is --asc-provider parameter?

I'm trying to notarise my app from apple using xcrun altool, the documentation shows the following : xcrun altool --notarize-app --primary-bundle-id "com.example.ote.zip" --username "...
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Installing cocoapods on macOS Mojave

I have looked through a lot of these questions and none seem to apply. I am trying to install cocoapods and run pod init in my xcode project. When I run sudo gem install cocoa podsI get right the end ...
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Xcode simulator constantly download something

Xcode 11.2.1 simulator 13.2.2 constantly download something daily about 450 MB through nsurlsessiond. Is this usual? some logs % sudo lsof | grep nsurlsessiond Password: UserEvent 60 ...
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Is there a way to export syntax color settings from one Xcode installation to a new one?

I have installed a new XCode 4 on a machine and I'd like to copy/paste the syntax coloring settings from the first one to the new one. How may I do this ?
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Cannot open keychain preferences

I cannot open my preferences in keychain. When I click on the preferences menu item, it just shows me this modal: I was only using the keychain to deleted 1 or 2 certificates related to xcode for ...
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How to code-sign my python script / package packaged for mac using pyinstaller without using xcode?

I have written a python script and bundled it using the PyInstaller. The executable file inside the dist folder works fine on my Mac. But not on someone else's Mac even if they've set "App Store ...
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Unable to run self-developed app on my phone

I built an app on my computer using xcode and I want to try running it on my iphone. Whenever I press run it shows me an error saying "Please delete apps signed with your free account from this ...
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How can I remove a project from the project list on XCode Welcome screen?

I have an XCode project that I tried to delete manually, and I did delete it, but some reference is left - apparently. This reference is making this project still display on the Welcome screen of ...
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Can I debug iOS device with remote OS X desktop through VPN?

The situation I'm having now is like: A OS X desktop is in my home. I'll bring a Windows laptop and an iPhone with me outside all the time. I want to develop iOS applications with my Windows laptop,...
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Assigning Tags/Comments/Descriptions to Stock Apps in macOS

TL;DR- has anyone found a way to assign Tags or modify the Description/Comments on stock apps in macOS? I'm currently working on creating Smart Folders based on Tags and it's working incredibly well, ...
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How do I resolve svn: The subversion command line tools are no longer provided by Xcode

I have subversion and Unity installed via brew. I have code in Unity to run svn and it returns the error: svn: The subversion command line tools are no longer provided by Xcode. But if I run svn in ...
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bootcamp doesn't recognize windows partition to remove; also cannot install command line tools

The problem started when I tried to install the newest version of command line tools (11.5). https://developer.apple.com/download/more/?=command%20line%20tools At the step where I was supposed to ...
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Can't update Xcode

I am aware there are more questions with the same title, but I couldn't find any other post with this specific case. I have Xcode 7.0 and I want to update to the last version (7.3). But it doesn't ...
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How to change text in Xcode document via AppleScript

I'm currently working on an AppleScript to invoke ClangFormat while in Xcode 11.5. Here's the work-in-progress: set fpath to "" set selRange to {} tell application "Xcode" try ...

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