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running python via mac ports

I have installed python via mac ports, using: sudo port install python33 I then did: sudo port select --set python python33 and got: Selecting 'python33' for 'python' succeeded. 'python33' is ...
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Installing ruby19 with +nosuffix still leaves the suffix

Following the advice found in many places, I tried to install Ruby 1.9 without a suffix using this command: sudo port install ruby19 +nosuffix This still leaves the suffix "1.9" on the binary; ...
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Unable to execute port when installing ImageMagick

I'm trying to install ImageMagick by using MacPorts. I've successfully installed MacPorts by using their Mountain Lion .pkg file. I open the terminal and run: sudo port install ImageMagick However ...
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MacPorts Vim prefixes $PATH with /etc/paths

For some reason it seems that vim (installed through macports: VIM - Vi IMproved 7.3 (2010 Aug 15, compiled Feb 25 2013 01:56:26) prefixes my $PATH variable with the /etc/paths files. Although I ...
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Macports Imagemagick Install for PHP

I'm trying to install Imagick for PHP via Macports and the PECL extension, based on the guide here: sudo port install ImageMagick sudo pecl install imagick I entered the opt/local path and setup ...
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Install Play 2.0 thru macports

When I do sudo port install play my computer installs Play 1.2.5. How do I install Play 2.0 using macports? I am using Mountain Lion
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Mac — Macports/Wine errors: NCurses library and Fontconfig

I've been trying to get Wine on my Mac to run some of my old PC games. I used Macports to install it, but it didn't work right away. I followed This tutorial, and then looked around a bit on the web ...
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Uninstall MacPorts without Port command working on Mac OS X 10.8.2

According to MacPorts' wiki/guide you need to have a working Port command but in my case the Port command isn't working. How do I uninstall MacPorts? I have tried Googling the solution but what I ...
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Macports Drush Conflict

Trying to install drush (Drupal Shell) with macports I get an error: Error: Unable to execute port: Can't install php52 because conflicting ports are installed: php5 php5-gd php5-iconv php5-mbstring ...
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macport selfupdate not working

macbookpro:~ eistrati$ port -v MacPorts 2.1.2 macbookpro:~ eistrati$ xcodebuild -version Xcode 4.5.2 Build version 4G2008a macbookpro:~ eistrati$ sudo port -d selfupdate DEBUG: Copying ...
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Problems uninstalling MacPorts

I am new to mac and OSX, and I installed MacPorts, and a few minutes later I realized that I confused it for another program that I intended to install. Now I have no idea how to uninstall it. I have ...
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Installing graph-tool with macports

I'm trying to install graph-tool for Python using MacPorts, but for some reason it is not installing. I checked the port log and found many errors like this: :info:build ...
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Which VPN setup is iOS/Mac friendly and easy?

Normally my choice for VPN is OpenVPN which I have successfully setup before. However on iOS that is not a choice. I only see L2TP, PPTP and IPSec so I guess that I will have to learn a new way to ...
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Finder shows macports as file owner and file is locked

Running OSX/Lion, I have an external drive that I keep my iTunes music library on. While trying to figure out why ID3 changes to some music files (genre, etc) from within iTunes do not persist, I ...
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MacPorts, how to run “post-destroot” script

I'm trying to install MacPorts gdb; it seems to be poorly supported… Running "port install" installs it to /opt/local/libexec/gnubin/gdb, but the intent doesn't seem to be to add that to $PATH. The ...
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Macports install of ack doesn't create correct executable

I am trying to install p5-app-ack port from Mac Ports, but it seems it doesn't create a /opt/local/bin/ack binary at the end: $ sudo port search *app-ack Password: p5-app-ack @1.960.0 (perl) A ...
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Where to install manual builds on OSX

I have macports installed and it's using the default /opt/local location. There are a few packages not in macports and some I tools I wrote that I put in ~/bin. I found myself needing to use these ...
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Can I use a different version of gcc inside Xcode?

I installed gcc4.7 from MacPorts and I would like to use it inside Xcode (4.5). Is there a way to achieve this setup? Thanks
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macports apache,php,db, how do I test on another device?

My supervisor suggests using macports to install/manage different versions of apache and php, as well as both mysql and posgres databases. The idea is that we need to test our platform on different ...
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OSX MacPorts Subversion Install Error

I first installed JavaHL from Macports to enable Subclipse and I had no issues. sudo port install subversion-javahlbindings +no_bdb +universal Then I went to install the full Subversion Client: ...
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OSX installing php 5.4

I downloaded Macports and run a command I get online, which would install php 5.4. It took a while, but seemed to work successfully. I then copied the php.ini.development and renamed it php.ini like ...
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Macports Apache2 “Could not bind to address”

I have apache2 installed on Mac OS X 10.7.4 via macports Recently I have not been able to access my localhost directory I get a 404, but I can access 127.0.0.1 I've tried restarting apache: sudo ...
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How to change macports default mirrors?

I have a problem in here that default provided mirror connects about 15seconds for new package which I want to install. Mirror url is: http://mse.uk.packages.macports My question is how to change ...
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Edit the command line path for an executable on OSX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? I have the default package of Ruby installed that shipped with the OS, which is an older ...
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FFmpeg (MacPorts) - libfaac missing, need new audio encoder

I am so confused. I am trying a quite simple FFMpeg command to transcode a movie file to a x264/AAC mp4 file via the command line (for Vimeo upload). (Mountain Lion/Macports) ffmpeg -i INPUT.AVI ...
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Mac - every command outputs 'Process completed'

(2009 MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard — OS X 10.6.8) I believe this is related to installing MacPorts today — although the other thing I did before I noticed any symptoms was install a trial of ...
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meld on OS X 10.7 doesn't work?

I'm installing meld on Mac OS 10.7 using port. It has downloaded all dependencies and told that everything is ok: Staging meld into destroot Installing meld @1.5.3_0 Activating meld @1.5.3_0 ...
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Is MacPorts the only thing that uses /opt/local?

The procedure for uninstalling MacPorts involves deleting many directory subtrees, including /opt/local. I was suspicious of this; the directories in /opt/local have the same names as many found in / ...
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MacPorts takes huge time and resources

I'm installing clang-3.2 and it's taken more than 1.5 hours already running at 400% (all CPU threads at 100%), and 3 GB of hard drive space... Around 20 GB has been written and deleted according to ...
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MacPorts: How do I rebuild of a specific port?

How do I force MacPorts to rebuild a specific port? I manually made a change to a MacPorts makefile to link in a specific library, but the missing symbol still cannot be found. Perhaps I need to ...
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How to remove xcode warning in macports?

I have this warning in macports: Romans-iMac:~ holms$ sudo port -v install nginx +ssl Error: Error: No valid Xcode installation is properly selected. Error: Please use xcode-select to select an ...
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Macports irssi & perl5 installation issues

Long time reader, first time poster. Big, appreciative thanks for everyone's collective questioning and answering here and at stackoverflow, it's helped me quite a lot over the time I've been learning ...
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Error during configuring kerberos5 using macports

While trying to install libmemcached via MacPorts, I hit the following issue: libmemcached @0.40 +universal ---> Computing dependencies for libmemcached ---> Dependencies to be ...
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Macports get legacy version of node (v0.6.19)

I've had to reinstall my mac, and after my initial macports setup i found that several nodejs libs where broken by the switch to v0.7.x. Is there a way to easily install nodejs v0.6-latest on a mac?
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Installing ffmpeg-devel with MacPorts fails

I did a selfupdate and updated all dependencies. When I do sudo port install ffmpeg-devel I get ---> Computing dependencies for ffmpeg-devel ---> Building ffmpeg-devel Error: ...
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How to delete/detect what command-line software I have installed?

On Mac OS X Terminal, I installed many terminal programs while trying to install a programming library. Now I'm wondering how I delete them. I think some of them include pip, macports, vmenven (or ...
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Where does Macports install GNU sed when I install coreutils port?

Where does Macports install the GNU sed when I install coreutils port? I want to use GNU sed instead of BSD sed on Mac OS X.
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Can I properly change pip-2.7 command to pip?

Basically trouble is that I have pip-2.7 command in terminal but not pip. First thought was sudo port select --list pip will help, but it doesn't even has that group Romans-iMac:~ holms$ sudo port ...
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Using MacPorts within FISH shell

I have been playing around with FISH for a few days and I just tried to switch it to my main shell. That worked fine but now none of my software from MacPorts is recognized. I installed and followed ...
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“whereis” and “which” return different paths in Mac OS X

I've got the default OpenSSL 9.8 (Mac OS X 10.6.8) and decided to install the newest version (1.0.1) via MacPorts (sudo port install openssl). These are console output of which and whereis commands: ...
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Macports gives “sudo: cannot get working directory” error, then fails

Macports doesn't work: sudo: cannot get working directory shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory error getting working ...
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MacPorts Invalid Entry

I am stuck upgrading my MacPorts. I seem to have a registry issue. I filed a ticket here. When I do sudo port upgrade outdated I get these errors: DEBUG: Executing org.macports.uninstall (iso-codes) ...
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Update Apache using MacPorts on OS X Lion Server (10.7.4)

I would like to update the existing Apache software to version 2.2.22 (currently running version 2.2.21). I would like to use Macports but I am open to suggestions. Whenever I try to install it, ...
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Fix Python sys.path after MacPorts install of Python

So I have reinstalled MacPorts Python. I have port select --set python python27 and which python returns the proper location, i.e., /opt/local/bin. Now, when I import modules in the python ...
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macports gcc select error trying to exec i686-apple-darwin11-llvm-gcc-4.2

I am working on OS X 10.7 (Lion). I have installed gcc 4.7 from macports: sudo port install gcc47 It seems to be working properly: $ /opt/local/bin/gcc-mp-4.7 -v (...) gcc version 4.7.0 (GCC) ...
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Install vim with clipboard support using Macports in OS X 10.7.3

I know that one can pass ./configure some flags to install vim with clipboard support. I want to do this via Macports. In apt, there was a way to download a package's source without first installing ...
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Where is my new Subversion when installing from MacPorts?

On my MacBook, the default SVN client was the version 1.4, and I installed subversion (ver. 1.7) from MacPorts. But when I run svn from terminal, it still launches the old SVN 1.4. echo $PATH gives ...
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MacPort and LaunchAgent without sudo

I'm running Snow Leopard and am trying to install Wine. To keep things simple, I'm trying to install Wine using MacPorts. My MacPorts is local to ~/opt/local/. However, one of the required packages ...
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Macports to Homebrew conflicts?

I am currently using MacPorts on Lion but thinking of switching to Homebrew. There is a suggestion that installing to /usr/local causes problems and ~/.homebrew would be an alternative. Can I ...
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How to reinstall Perl on OS X

I accidentally deleted the /System/Library/Perl/ folder. Now I am not be able to run any of my projects. How can I reinstall Perl on OS X?