Questions tagged [homebrew]

`homebrew` is a package manager for Mac OS X, in the spirit of Linux's `apt` or `yum`.

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Issues installing homebrew on macOS Catalina

I had installed Homebrew some months ago but right now whenever I type the brew command in the terminal it says command not found. I tried reinstalling several times and I get the same error: Warning: ...
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Homewbrew Debugging request: Failed to connect to raw.githubusercontent.com port 443: Connection refused

I am trying to install homebrew on my Macbook pro but it failed, even though I copy/paste the exact same command line insturcted on homewbrew home page: /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw....
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Copied and pasted a string in terminal and now I'm afraid it was malicious

I followed the explained steps in this link to get the pokerstars app, because servers are down now. I read some sort of sudo command (don't know almost anything about it) and now I'm afraid I gave ...
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ffmpeg command line error in MacOS Mojave: dyld: BIND_OPCODE_DO_BIND

I have a problem with the command line ffmpeg throwing an error whenever it is run. I'm a long time video / mac / occasional linux user so I'm at home in CLI, but have very definite limits to my ...
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Cannot log in using Pure-FTPd

I have installed Pure-FTPd on my MacOS Catalina using brew and started it using brew services start pure-ftpd. The configuration in /usr/local/etc/pure-ftpd.conf sets NoAnonymous to be no and MinUID ...
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Why apt needs sudo for almost every package install/update but Homebrew doesn't?

Why Homebrew doesn't even allow installing packages using sudo brew install foo, but almost every single apt package or tutorial tells to install with sudo apt-get install bar? What's so drastically ...
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Understanding “whereis apachectl” output on my Mac

I installed apache using Homebrew on my Mac giving resulting in currently 2 instances of apache on my Mac. I have disabled the auto loading of the Mac installed instance of Apache. When I run ...
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Install GNU “script” command on Mac

I have a Mac. I would like to use the GNU script that comes with CentOS as it is more full-featured than the BSD Mac version. Specifically, man script on a CentOS box gives: -c, --command command ...
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How to programmatically get the list of directories that brew installs to?

I am writing a script that automates setting up my mac dev environment. I want to place the directories that brew installs first on my path, so that the default system commands are overridden by brew ...
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Homebrew trying to load removed packagaes on login

Some time ago, I uninstalled PHP from my machine as it was no longer needed. I did so with brew uninstall php@5.6 and brew uninstall php. However, after a few brew updates, I started getting an error ...
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How to clean unused homebrew dependencies

How to remove all homebrew packages wich are not used by any other package? Some packages are installed as dependency of other package. When packages are removed, dependent packages stay as leftovers. ...
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How to tell which Apache is running

I just updated to macOS Catalina (10.15.1). I got me own Apache installed by HomeBrew. This Apache seems not to accept my configuration. I somehow think that Apple reenabled its default Apache and I ...
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How do I run Python 3.7.5 (installed with Homebrew) on MacBook that already has Python 3.7.3 (installed with Catalina)

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. I've just successfully installed Python3 on my MacBook using Homebrew. This is so I can access the latest version (3.7.5). However I've also recently ...
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JRELoadError when trying to open the jEdit text editor in MAC OS

I am getting JRELoadError when trying to open the jEdit application But, I am able to open the application using the command from terminal: java -jar /Applications/jEdit.app/Contents/java/jedit.jar ...
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Destroyed python set up on OSX

I upgraded Homebrew and my python virtualenvs didn't work. I went through a bunch of fixes from here, including: Uninstalling/reinstalling Python via homebrew Changing my PATH (a few times) ...
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macOS: brew upgrade doesn't upgrade outdated software

I am used to Debian. But now I have to use a MacBook with macOS 10.14.6 (fresh install) from time to time. MacOS has no apt-get. So I downloaded and installed brew. I installed software like: > ...
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I running brew cleanup and getting an error

I keep getting this error while I am trying to brew install z. I get a message that brew cleanup has not been run in over 30 days and I get this error
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Building inkscape beta with homebrew

I was wondering if I could use homebrew to get inkscape's beta. I know I can use it to get their current version with brew cask install inkscape but is there any way to get their beta? Thanks in ...
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How do I fix Hydra not working in macOS?

I have already installed hydra with brew install hydra . But when I run $ hydra in my terminal this error shows up. dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/libgcrypt/lib/libgcrypt.20.dylib ...
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Why Won't Deleting vimrc Reset Vim Settings? (Mac)

I reinstalled Macvim using Homebrew, deleted and reinstalled both the vim folder at /usr/shared/vim and vimrc. When I open text files with vim the settings are the same and any changes I make to the ...
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Git installed via Homebrew has suddenly stopped working

I have already installed git some time ago, now I want to update it, but I get error Error: git not installed. How to fix it? git --version git version 2.21.0 (Apple Git-122) type -a git git is /usr/...
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Do I need to delete the pre-install of git on mac OS before installing git via homebrew?

I don't want to have two versions of git on my machine that might interfere with one another. I heard the best way to install git is via homebrew. However, my mac OS comes with git pre-installed (...
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Mac OS X: brew reports python 3.7.3, python3 --version reports python 3.6.3. How to fix?

I'm running Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.6. When I do a "brew list python" from the terminal, it shows that I have python 3.7.3 installed: user@laptop:~$ brew list python /usr/local/Cellar/python/3.7....
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How to add path in gcloud app engine?

I have created a python3.7 app and deployed to app engine. The app has some packages that can only be installed with brew. On my local computer I used brew to install those packages and then moved ...
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html.entities not found although using Python3

I wanted to get back into using Python regularly, for webscraping in particular. I installed pipenv with Homebrew and began installing requests and BeautifulSoup, but when I try to import ...
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HomeBrew error message OSX

I have installed the latest Brew on OSX. On running update or installing new formulas I get the following error: Error: The following directories are not writable by your user: /usr/local/share/man/...
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Troubles when trying to install Homebrew

When I try to install Homebrew on my mac, I get this error message: ==> Downloading and installing Homebrew... error: could not lock config file /usr/local/Homebrew/.git/config: Permission denied ...
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The program “postgres” is needed by pg_ctl but was not found

I tried to install postgresql on my macbook (mojave) through homebrew: brew install postgresql But when I try to start postgresql manually: pg_ctl -D /usr/local/var/postgres start I get this ...
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Error: mongodb: unknown version :mountain_lion

I am running these simple commands on mac: brew upgrade mongodb or brew install mongodb I am getting this error below: Error: mongodb: unknown version :mountain_lion If i run the simple ...
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php not working in apache server on MacOS

php is not working on macOS Mojave. apache server is working. when go to the localhost It shows file at Sites folder. But php info file not working. Followings are the terminal results. when I add ...
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Using Homebrew PostgreSQL can't connect to server

My environment macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Homebrew 2.1.11 PostgreSQL 11.5 I typed brew command and checked PostgreSQL server is running. brew services start postgresql But I can't connect ...
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Brew install a branch / fork

This might sound like a silly question. I can't figure out how (if possible) to use brew on OSX to install an official branch of a GIT rep. Is there something i'm missing?
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Use version of nano from homebrew

I have downloaded nano 4.3 with homebrew, which is now in /usr/local/Cellar/nano/bin/nano, but the version in /usr/bin/nano is still 2.0.6. I can't move that to /usr/bin/nano2 for example, it fails to ...
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A search path is not honored in macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave)

I am running macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave, 18G87) My default shell is Zsh and $PATH is set in .zshrc as follows; /usr/local/Caskroom/miniconda/base/bin:/usr/local/Caskroom/miniconda/base/condabin:/usr/...
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“brew install hive” failure

Here is what I've got today: myname@mylaptop:~/tmp/123545/ brew install hive ==> Installing dependencies for hive: hadoop ==> Installing hive dependency: hadoop ==> Downloading https://www....
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Globally accessible gcc on a mac

I have installed gcc-9 on a Mac using Homebrew. It works fine for my own user, but I'd like to make it accessible for any user ID. I've done chmod a+rX -R /usr/local/Cellar to make it accessible ...
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Trying to install Mono, “command not found” after almost any command in Mac Terminal

I need to install Mono on my Mac as it is a dependency for another program. I have tried installing through Homebrew, where it appears to be successful, until I test it with mono --version and it says ...
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Successful installed php using brew in MacBookPro (w Mojave); but not recognized on command line

The command brew install php was successful: ==> Summary 🍺 /usr/local/Cellar/php/7.3.8: 521 files, 77.0MB $ which php /usr/local/bin/php The system recognizes two installation fo php -- the old ...
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Need some troubleshooting on what appeared to be a successful HomeBrew Installation

I'm a student and had to run a Homebrew install which appeared successful: Installed this: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" ...
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How can I see what updates are available for a pinned HomeBrew formula?

I have pinned a HomeBrew formula, using brew pin python. How do I see which updates are available for this formula if it were unpinned?
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Brew install dart-sass: No such file or directory

I apologize if this is a trivial question, but I'm having trouble downloading sass through brew install. I ran the following command: brew install sass/sass/sass like the official webpage told me ...
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Two installations of Qt on OSX?

My setup (OSX 10.13.6) appears to have two installations of Qt5: one in /Library/Frameworks (/Library/Frameworks/QtCore.framework, /Library/Frameworks/QtGui.framework, etc.), but I also have one ...
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GCC not working on macOS Majave?

I am trying to download some astronomy software (PINT) and when I perform make test, as suggested, it fails. I believe the problem is with my gcc compiler on my Mac. The error I am given is $ ...
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Script for reinstalling apps on macOS with brew cask

I looked around for this and couldn't find it. Before venturing into coding it, I thought I'd ask… I regularly update my mac via terminal with brew, macports, pip, yarn, etc. So I started ...
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Neither proxychains and torsocks work in Mac

I installed proxychains via brew: $ brew install proxychains-ng and torsocks: $ brew install tor torsocks But they either don't work. If I test with: $ proxychains4 http https://check....
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osx brew mysqld ignoring configuration files

installed mysql 8.0.17 via brew on osx 10.14.6 When i start mysqld (either directly or via brew services start mysql) i can see mysql process listening on both 127.0.0.1 and *. The brew install ...
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Homebrew with Ansible, needs a “make install” kind of step

Ansible attempts to install software on a box non-interactively. Ansible runs on a box with a "become" mode (where commands are as root) and a general-user mode. Homebrew requires it be run not run ...
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Restarted httpd with Brew and now I get ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

I had a successful installation of the brew formula httpd and I have been using it for a while now as my apache server. This hasn't been a problem until recently. I tried to run httpd in the terminal,...
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CRAN MacOS installer for R symlinks interpreter to /usr/local/bin/R

Has anyone encountered this? After interchangably using CRAN binary and Homebrew installations of R on MacOS, installations from CRAN symlink the R executable from /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/...
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Node works globally but not in a specific directory after brew install yarn

MacOS Mojave here. When I installed yarn with brew install, I couldn't run node (and thus npm). I went through a fair amount of troubleshooting steps that essentially forced uninstalled node and ...

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