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Macports and Fink - co-exist OK?

I have a Mac with OS 10.6.8 and with Fink currently installed. I would like install Macports and use that as well. Is there any reason I should not do this ? What risks are involved ?
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Does anyone have a ready built FontForge package for OSX 10.6.8?

Does anyone have a ready built FontForge package for OSX 10.6.8? I've been pulling my hair out trying to find a service that will allow me to install FontForge. Fink has broken links, MacPorts ...
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X11.app (on SnowLeopard) won't start

Today I discovered that X11.app no longer works on my Mac. I'm not sure when this happened. I think it's been several weeks since I last used an X11 application. By "no longer works" I mean it does ...
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Still unsolved error installing on macports. “Dependency not found”

I am trying to install 'ipe' on Snow Leopard via macports. The command I am running is "sudo port install ipe". This is the output: Chriss-MacBook:macports chris$ sudo port install ipe Warning: No ...
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“sudo: port: command not found” after installing MacPorts on Snow leopard

I have attempted to install MacPorts in order to upgrade my Rails version so that I can work my way through Agile Web Development with Rails, PragProg (4th, 2011). I have followed the directions in ...
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Installing MacPorts on Snow Leopard

I installed MacPorts from the DMG package at http://www.macports.org/install.php After installing it I tried to use it and get this: dlopen(/opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/macports1.0/MacPorts.dylib, ...
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Best way to run MacPorts Install Script (Sudo keeps timing out)

I started a new job that mostly uses Ubuntu, and has an apt-get based boostrap script for bash. I've renamed the packages as appropriate from MacPorts, but some of the programs take long enough to ...
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Getting PATH right for python after MacPorts install

I can't import some python libraries (PIL, psycopg2) that I just installed with MacPorts. I looked through these forums, and tried to adjust my PATH variable in ~/.bash_profile in order to fix this ...
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MacPorts is installing an older version of Perl w/Git - why?

This is my first experience with MacPorts. I'm using it to install Git 1.7.3.2. I noticed during install that it's downloading and installing Perl 5.8.9 on my Snow Leopard Mac which comes ...
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Can't install lua on Mac 10.6.4

I uccessfully installed MacPorts on Mac 10.6.4 but I can't install lua. I know MacPorts is installed because from my Administrator account I can successfully execute 'port selfupdate' and 'port search ...
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Update notification for macports

Is there any way or tool that I can use to receive notifications when any of my macports-packages are out-of-date?
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Macports Apache not starting at Mac OSN Snow Leopard boot

Macports Apache2 is not starting at Mac OSX Snow Leopard boot. I've done the launchctl load command, the symlinks point to my ...
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I seem to have wrong Mac Ports after upgrading to Snow Leopard

I upgraded recently to Snow Leopard but used Time Machine wich was in Leopard. Time Machine asked to copy everything from old machine and I said yes. How I seem to be having trouble installing Ruby ...
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How do I tell sudo to write files with a umask of 0022?

I recently upgrading to Snow Leopard. I have noticed that some files written by MacPorts are installed with the wrong permission -- they are written with a umask of 0077. I think I have narrowed down ...
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How to install Darwin Ports or Mac Ports on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard?

Update: Don't waste your time with MacPorts. I would recommend using Homebrew instead. It's easy to use and doesn't clutter up your system with a bunch of junk directories. Update: Don't install ...
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Install 32-bits ports on Snow Leopard

I recently upgrated to Snow Leopard and (in order to avoid a lot of problems) I'm running it on 32-bits mode. In spite of this, as almost all SL native applications are 64-bits, it seems to run on a ...
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MacPorts Base vs. Snow Leopard 64 bit environment

Since I use 10.5 I'm quite happy that a whole lot of stuff is working currently like it should. However there's this Snow Leopard DVD next to my desk that just seems to say "Install me". If I do: Do ...