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Preventing MacPorts from installing things I already have

How do I prevent MacPorts from installing dependencies that already exist on my machine? For example, it tries to install Python when it's already available on my machine. (Why does it try to install ...
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How do I fix “Library not loaded: libssl.1.0.0.dylib” with PostgreSQL?

After deleting Macports, I've had some strange behaviour. When I try to run PostgreSQL via CLI, I get: pawel:~ pawel$ psql dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libssl.1.0.0.dylib Referenced ...
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Can I delete opt/local/bin?

I've removed Macports because of library conflicts and use Homebrew now. And I'm having issues with Openssl and in my opt/local/bin folder, there's openssl, oldOpenssl and oldOpenssl2 which I'd like ...
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Installing ettercap-gtk on mac osx lion.

I'm trying to get ettercap-gtk installed on osx but am having little luck. Getting ettercap without the GUI installed was no problem. When I try with macports I get the following: Package ...
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Forcing Homebrew and Macports to coexist?

I have a MacOSX system that I've been using for a number of years, and during this time, I have installed quite a few packages via Macports. I now want to try Homebrew, but it's clear from what I've ...
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macports issue for local portfile

I have got my files from here: https://trac.macports.org/browser/trunk/dports/devel/subversion?rev=80777 - placed them under a similar folder tree, cd'ed into there and ran ...
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How to use macport to install software?

$ sudo port install linkchecker ---> Computing dependencies for openssl ---> Verifying checksum(s) for openssl Error: No checksum set for openssl-1.0.0f.tar.gz Error: Target ...
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How do you remove MacPorts and all the packages it has installed?

I have installed MacPorts on my Mac OS X Lion, and I would like to remove it. There should be no more trace of MacPorts? Is there a way to do this?
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How to remove failed macports software?

I was installing gimp using macport But it takes me 2 hours to build and install the entire dependents. So I stopped it. But no matter I use uninstall or clean command. It took me 2GB disk. I wonder ...
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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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Error installing pygraphviz on OSX

I'm trying to get the graph-models to work (from django-command extensions) on Snow Leopard. It requires pygraphviz, which I installed via macports. After successful install I am getting this error: ...
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Installing VIM through MacPorts gives an error

I was trying to install VIM with the ruby package through macports, by executing the command: sudo port install vim +ruby +huge It seems the package was downloaded fine, but an error occurred. ...
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rsync without tarballs in MacPorts

After MacPorts was upgraded, I got some problems rsync'inking port tree. After this upgrade, MacPorts receives tarballs, and then uncompresses them. For my MacBook this is kind of trivial. Once in a ...
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MacPorts selfupdate fails on Mac OS X Lion

I recently upgraded my Mac Book Pro to Lion and faced challenges with MacPorts application that I had with me. I had downloaded and installed XCode 4.2 from the app store (very un - appstore like ...
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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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How to keep gems in sync for two ruby versions?

I use MacPorts to install and update two versions of ruby (1.8.7 and 1.9.2). How to make gems of both versions be in sync? Is it possible to use same directory for gems, but make native extensions to ...
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How to install djvu2pdf on Mac OS X (using Macports)?

It seems i can't install it even though the port djvu2pdf can be found using port search djvu: $ sudo port install djvu2pdf Warning: No port pkgconfig found in the index. Warning: No port m4 found in ...
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How to install macports -devel port not listed in the search?

I'd like to install this https://trac.macports.org/ticket/30450 devel port, called "py27-wxpython-devel". However, when I do: sudo port install py27-wxpython-devel I get: Error: Port ...
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Trying to install lighttpd with macports, but get 'upgrade openssl failed'?

I want to install lighttpd with macports, but: $ sudo port install lighttpd ---> Computing dependencies for openssl ---> Building openssl Error: Target org.macports.build returned: shell ...
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virtualenv site-packages problem on OS X

I am using a MacPorts installation of Python2.7. I have used pip to install a number of packages in my home directory (pip install --user). The issue is that when I use virtualenv, none of those ...
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How to use NTFS-3G installed using MacPort?

After upgrading to Lion I'm having problem mounting NTFS drives in read/write mode. This is because NTFS-3G distributed by http://www.tuxera.com does not work with Lion. As far their suggestion I ...
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How to avoid MacPorts conflict with /usr/local

Since MacPorts is not compatible with /usr/local *, whenever I install/update ports with MacPorts I would sudo mv /usr/local /usr/local.bak and after I am done building MacPorts stuff sudo mv ...
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Install dpkg without Fink or MacPorts on a mac

I don't want to use either of Fink or MacPorts, because I use Homebrew. I need to use dkpg, but it isn't included in Homebrew, and it fails when trying to compile it from source with: $ make make ...
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MacPorts duplicated software

I just found out I got about 500 MB out of just one package (Qt 4) being duplicated on MacPorts. Or at least I think so. I couldn't find any hardlinks in there, and I'm wondering if I can safely ...
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How do I install the Postgres command-line client (psql) on OS X using MacPorts?

I'm trying to install the Posgtres command-line client (typically psql on Linux). I've got postgres installed through MacPorts (postgresql90 and postgresql90-server) but still don't see the client ...
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How can I install bridge-util on Mac OS X?

I want to install the bridge-utils package on my Mac OS X system. How can I do that? I can't find bridge-utils in Fink or MacPorts.
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Installing gnuplot from MacPorts failed (Checksum Mismacth)

I have OSX 10.5 and tried to sudo port install gnuplot, only to get this: ---> Computing dependencies for gnuplot ---> Verifying checksum(s) for gnuplot Error: Checksum (md5) mismatch for ...
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perl5.14 OS X - what is the best way manage it?

Im an heavy macports user. Have a lot of ports installed with +perl variants. (and much p5-modules too, and zilion others installed by cpan). Now, I need perl 5.14. (because improved utf8 handling), ...
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Bash completion for commands in Mac OS

How do I get fink and macports to autocomplete program names when typing commands, as in Ubuntu's apt-get? For example when I type sudo port install ca and press tab, I want the terminal to ...
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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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Back up MacPorts files

I am planning to migrate from MacPorts to homebrew. Where are all the MacPorts files located (mostly what it installs) so I can back them up? (I do have a regular backup, of course)
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Mac OS X - macports - Warning: No index(es) found! Have you synced your source indexes?

I'm trying to setup an Android build environment for Android. I'm following these instructions. However, after the installation of MacPorts I'm not able to install the environment. Following the ...
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ICMP injection failure with nemesis on Mac OS

This started with a simple task, send an ICMP package of type 8 and code 0 to a host in my network. Since I use my Mac for everything I installed nemesis using macports and tried the following ...
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How to install openCV running from Python on OS X

(Step 1) I'm trying to get openCV to run from python on my mac using the MacPorts install, and also trying to follow The Petite Geek's guide: sudo port -v install opencv +python26 It runs for ...
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How do I install php5 via MacPorts with a custom configure option?

So MacPorts is the most painless way of installing stuff on my machine. But I want some custom options on my php5 install. How do I do this? With a downloaded version of php, I would do this: ...
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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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Library conflict in Mac OS X

I was trying to install the ImageMagick library on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and first I tried port and, after it failed, homebrew. It updated some dependencies and installed ImageMagick without ...
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port command of MacPorts not found when trying to install wine

I'm an absolute terminal noob (the wine installation process was my first ever time opening it) so its probably a simple fix. that being said I will need any answer broken down to its simplest ...
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configure architecture?

When trying to install a more recent version of subversion, I get an installation error for 'apr'. When I look at the log file, it says: :debug:main Using compiler 'Mac OS X gcc 4.0' :debug:configure ...
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Where do I install certificates so that wget and other MacPorts programs will find them?

I have to install custom certificates so that they work with wget installed via MacPorts. I can't find the right directory. I've tried installing in /System/Library/OpenSSL/certs but that directory ...
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Macports - Tmux status bar config

Anyone know where this is located? I tried the usual directories that macports uses and there's nothing in my home directory.
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Installing MySQL on MacOS

I want to install mysql. Big Internet told me that I should do it via MacPorts. I've downloaded MacPort's dmg and it asks me to install XCode which I can buy via App Store. It is ridiculous to pay ...
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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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Size of download in MacPorts

When i try to install a package through apt-get on linux, it shows me the total amount to be downloaded and the space that will be used after install. Is there a way to view this information while ...
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Hard links on AFP

I'm trying to run MacPorts via AFP. Most ports run fine but I'm trying to install mercurial, which requires the MacPorts Python 2.6 file. Building Python 2.6 chokes on the following line in the ...
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Ok to pause MacPort installation, hibernate, and continue later?

I've got a MacBook and I started installing a large package (gcc 4.4) using MacPorts about an hour ago. I didn't realize it would take so long and I have to leave in a few minutes and bring my laptop ...
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Is there a way to automatically restart Apache on Mac OS X if it crashes?

I've installed Apache using MacPorts. It crashes every once in a while, and I need to manually restart it. Is there a way to get Apache to automatically restart if it dies for some reason? Perhaps ...
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Installing Wine with MacPorts

I'm using a MacBook Pro Snow leopard and trying to install wine in the terminal. I enter: sudo ports install wine and I get: sudo: ports: command not found.
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Configure macports to build and install to user-specified directory?

I want several machines on my network to be able to use some libraries installed with MacPorts (the libraries are ImageMagick and its dependent image libs). I do not want to build and install for ...
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macports over http

is there an easy way to run mac ports over port 80 (via proxy server)? 873 is blocked. are there any limitations to running this over port 80?