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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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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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problems on installing py25-py2app-devel

I'm trying to install py25-py2app-devel on a Mac 10.5.8 Darwin 9.8.0 because it's required to py25-matplotlib. Using porticus I receive this error: Error: Target org.macports.destroot returned: ...
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Python IDLE won't launch - (Using MAC 10.8.5 /Python and UNIX noobie)

Months ago, I installed Python 2.7 on my MacBook Pro (OS 10.8.5) and was using IDLE to run programs for classes I was taking on Udacity. One morning IDLE would no longer start, it would just bounce ...
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Subversion broken on OS X, recent Google/Stack answers Not Fixing It - Can't Even Reinstall

(I think this is the correct board to post on, also considered StackOverflow but this isn't really coding, and serverFault but seemed lower level OS items) After several hours trying to add ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Homebrew Apache Issues Post MacPorts Removal

I removed MacPorts completely following their guideline here. uninstaling all ports and then removing all folders sudo rm -rf \ /opt/local \ /Applications/DarwinPorts \ /Applications/MacPorts \ ...
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Mercurial authorization issue on Yosemite

I have a local HG repo for my client work. I've configured the HG server before on earlier versions of OS X without any issues, but on Yosemite I am stuck. I used MacPorts' mercurial package, ...
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Mac ports passing argument to install of ImageMagick

I am trying to pass the argument --with-rsvg when installing ImageMagick with MacPorts. I am doing it like this: sudo port install ImageMagick --with-rsvg But after installing, I get this error: ...
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Problems when installing NumPy on MacOS 10.9.4

I am using MacOS 10.9.4 with Xcode 5.1 (command line tools installed) Today I upgraded macports and installed py27-numpy. Everything looked ok in my terminal window. Then I tried to install PyCogent ...
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Fixing borked macports

I tried to install some packages and got following errors: $ sudo port install pkgconfig ---> Computing dependencies for pkgconfig ---> Dependencies to be installed: libiconv ---> ...
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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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How can I display post installation instructions for a MacPorts package?

Some MacPorts packages display some post installation info after they are installed. Is there a command to display them manually?
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macport selfupdate using sudo fails behind proxy

I have just installed macport but the selfupdate fails. I suspect this is because I am on corporate network behind a proxy, but can't figure out how I can fix it. For background, I have set the ...
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Fail to load php module macports

I'm trying to install php module via macports. I have them installed, so I run cd /opt/local/apache2/modules sudo /opt/local/apache2/bin/apxs -a -e -n "php5" mod_php54.so Then I'll ensure myself, ...
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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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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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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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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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Install GParted on a mac with Homebrew or Macports?

I'd like to install Gparted on my mac, and I thought I could use Homebrew or Macports to help with that, but I can't seem to figure it out. I tried using Homebrew because I haven't really heard good ...
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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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How to install RPM on OSX using macports

I'm attempting to use macports to install rpm on OSX 10.9. I initially hit this problem, and solved it with the provided patch file: https://trac.macports.org/ticket/40128 Now I am getting the ...
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Unable to enter data into cells in sc

I'm trying to use sc, the classic Unix spreadsheet calculator, mainly because I want to be able to look at some csv files nicely formatted in my terminal. I installed sc 7.16 but am seeing some ...
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Can you install Macports to the home directory and still have everything work?

I do not have root access on my computer, and I would like to install Macports. That raises a problem, however, because installing Macports requires sudo. This link shows how you can install Macports ...
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After logging into MySQL 5.6 successfully as root, it says access denied for root, ERROR 1045 (28000)

I recently used MacPorts to upgrade from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6. I can use my database fine on my laptop. I tried to enable remote access to the database so I could edit the database using DB clients on ...
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How do I properly configure my .xinitrc file to start the openbox session manager

I've installed openbox twice - once with Fink, and once with MacPorts. Both installations yield the same result: startx terminates with an error diagnostic from xinit. I have a working .xinitrc for ...
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How to install Google WEBP on Mac OSX Mavericks via Macports

I run Mac OS 10.9.1 (Mavericks) and I would like to install Google's webp extension: sudo port install webp I also did a selfupdate before and an autoupdate for outdated libraries. However, when it ...
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Nano syntax highlighting on Mac OSX not working

I installed the Macports version of the nano text editor sudo port install nano +colors and now i have all the syntax highlighting nanorc files ls /opt/local/share/nano drwxr-xr-x 31 root ...
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Upgrading APC extension in MAMP

I'm trying to upgrade the APC extension in MAMP. I have got installed MacPorts and with the following command I've installed the autoconf: sudo port install autoconf Then I've executed this command: ...
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gettext constantly broken after MacPorts upgrade

I use MacPorts on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. This issue has been there for a year: whenever I upgrade MacPorts: sudo port selfupdate this seems to work fine. But then running: sudo port upgrade ...
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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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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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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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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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Problem installing gtk+ 1.2.10 using MacPorts (putty install)

I am trying to install putty, and the process includes installing a bunch of MacPorts packages, including GTK+ The GTK build is failing as follows: :info:build /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. ...
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Installing MySQL with Macports on Yosemite

I am following this tutorial Step 3 (Install MySQL) but it's failing. I am running Mac OS X Yosemite and have freshly installed Macports 2.3.3-10.10. sudo port install mysql51-server failed with "All ...
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Can't build using MacPorts in OS X

I've submitted a ticket here, but I am pretty pessimistic it'll be addressed. As I say, there, I'm running MacPorts 2.3.1 on OS X 10.9.3. In trying to install llvm-3.2, I get the following error: ...
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vim and macvim are not reading my .vim directory

I have installed vim and macvim using macports, and tried copying over my .vim directory from linux. Neither seems to read anything from that directory: my customizations for folding and indenting ...
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How to fix Macports configuration error like this?

When running sudo port selfupdate sudo port upgrade outdated I got ... ---> tig @0.18_0 ---> lynx @2.8.7rel.1_1+ssl ---> lame @3.99.5_0 ---> gettext @0.18.2.1_0+universal ...
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Macport self update fail mountain lion. Earlier it was working fine

Macport self update fail mountain lion. Earlier it was working fine. Here is output of sudo port -d selfupdate I think it broke after i installed the Mountain lion update. Before 2 weeks it was ...
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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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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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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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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?
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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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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 ...