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I have OSX 10.6.8. I have X11 and have installed Xcode Developer Tools 3.26 and MacPorts. I wish to install FontForge so that I can merge in some glyphs that are missing from my favourite font.

I can find lots of terse instructions on what to type at my xterm command line to do all manner of maintenance tasks, but it is not clear what I have to type to install FontForge, or whether I have to download anything from FontForge first and if so where I should place it.

I have typed "sudo port install fontforge" on the command line incase MacPorts knows how to find and get it, but I just get "Port fontforge not found".

For good measure I typed "sudo port selfupdate" and got "Error: Error synchronizing MacPorts sources: command execution failed".

I typed "port list" and got "Warning: Can't open index file for source: rsync://rsync.macports.org/release/tarballs/ports.tar Error: listing all ports failed: No index(es) found! Have you synced your port definitions? Try running 'port selfupdate'. bash-3.2$ port selfupdate"

What do I actually have to do to make this work? Thanks for your great assistance. Connor

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