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MacPorts is a package management tool for OS X, which provides many third party applications the operating system doesn't ship with.

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MacPorts - Can't install gnuplot after Apple Catalina upgrade

I'm trying to install gnuplot and Octave after upgrading my Mac to the Catalina OS. I'm having a lot of trouble and even tried reinstalling MacPorts. Can you please tell me why I'm getting this ...
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How to upgrade pip with MacPorts

I use MacPorts to install Python, pip, and many other packages. Usually it works great, but I had an annoying situation today caused by an upgrade, so I'd like to find out what is the best way of ...
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Uninstalling macports on Mojave

I am trying to uninstall MacPorts on my Mac and I have found the protocol to do so. However, I am getting an error: user:~ femto-13$ sudo port -fp uninstall --follow-dependents installed Password: ...
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macOS Mojave iostream not found when compiling

I am having trouble compiling my program. I am running Mojave 10.14.6. I am using a simple text editor and the terminal to compile and run. I can't compile programs that i know previously worked. Any ...
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MacPorts. Failed to configure cairo

I am unable to install the port py37-pymysql (MacOS Mojave 10.14.6): $ sudo port install py37-pymysql ---> Computing dependencies for py37-pymysql ---> Cleaning py37-pymysql ---> Scanning ...
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Macports, mpif90, error “Attempting to use an MPI routine before initializing MPICH”

I have installaed via macports openmpi and mpich. The fortran code compiles well but during run time gives an error saying "Attempting to use an MPI routine before initializing MPICH". Mine is masOS ...
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How do I run Gedit on macOS Mojave?

I have successfully installed gedit on my macOS Mojave via the MacPorts, but when I execute, it gives me the following and doesn't start: (gedit:96701): Gtk-WARNING **: 10:41:50.162: Locale not ...
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Macports error when trying to select “open-mp-fortan” for “mpi”

When running the command sudo port select mpi openmpi-mp-fortan I receive the following error: Selecting 'openmpi-mp-fortan' for 'mpi' failed: The specified version 'openmpi-mp-fortan' is not valid....
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macOS: How to switch default rsync with a MacPorts version

The default version of rsync (2.6.9) provided with macOS Sierra, High Sierra and Mojave does not work well with newer installations of rsync (3.1.x). For example using rsync -x on a remote machine ...
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How to change Inkscape display language?

After installing Inkscape using macports, as described on the inkscape page, I had a problem with the UI display language. Menu items appear in three different languages. Main one - English, and ...
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What is the MacPorts analog of brew install --HEAD (does it allow you to specify a git tag)?

There is a bug in a piece of software I have installed, to fix it it is suggested we install the latest (unreleased) version with brew from github using, brew install --HEAD chunkwm This software is ...
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Homebrew and Fink in MacPorts diagnose output

I have compiled and installed MacPorts 2.5.4 at fresh installation on Mojave from source and getting on .git. Nor Fink nor Homebrew, no junk of it, cause macOS is fresh. Getting around a MacPorts ...
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Are here any problems with MacPorts and Homebrew installed together?

Here's the problem: some days ago I installed macports on my MacBook Air because I needed some c++ libraries but for some reason I wasn't able to use them. Then I upgraded my Mac to Mojave and the day ...
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When I save this page, I always get NOCAPTCHA error and Javascript does not work, why?

I have been trying to save this page: http://www.geopostcodes.com/Bolton?loc=Bolton (and others like it from the same domain) but always get an error about NOCAPTCHA not working, and the Javascript ...
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Installing python package variants with conda/pip on MacOS

I currently have installed many python packages with specific variants. For example, I'm using the gcc5 build of scipy. I've done this using macports, where it is as simple as: port install py35-...
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How to uninstall Macports

So I have a MacBook Pro with High Sierra and I needed to download a package manager for an Octave project. I already had Docker before this. So I went and downloaded home-brew, MacPorts and tink, not ...
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vim complains about color none in AnsiEsc#AnsiEsc

I told Mercurial to use vim as default editor: [ui] editor = /opt/local/bin/vim The referenced vim was installed via MacPorts: $ port installed | grep vim vim @8.0.0596_0+huge (active) When ...
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Brew build fails, how to fix brew these doctor-reported problems?

I wish I was programming, but I'm admin-ing instead. I want to install imagemagick with brew, but it fails to build. 1) brew doctor says: Warning: "config" scripts exist outside your system or ...
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MacPorts can't find ports

Problem MacPorts can't find any ports. Example: sudo port install wget Error: Port wget not found Similar questions In this post, Trying to install coreutils via MacPorts: “Error: Port coreutils ...
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Is it safe to rm -rf /var/macports?

So its all in the title, I've installed a cpuminer from Sourceforge and the file was corrupted. Now when I look for the name of the file I found something in /var/macpports. Since I'm not using any ...
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Macports port install error: /Volumes/Macintosh: No such file or directory

I have been trying to install keybase on my OSX external dev drive. It fails to install gnupg. I ran sudo port clean gnupg and sudo port -v install gnupg and then to get the details cat /opt/local/...
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How to update ddrescue Macport version?

I'm running ddrescue version 1.20, but the latest version is 1.21. I used MacPorts to install ddrescue, and according to their ports page only 1.20 is available to download and install through the ...
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install php7.0 pthreads using package manager

I do web development. For development I use mac, installing PHP7.0/Mysql5.6 using macports. On production I use Ubuntu, installing PHP7.0 using apt-get via a PPA. I have looked at the documentation, ...
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Trying to install coreutils via MacPorts: “Error: Port coreutils not found”

I'm trying to use MacPorts to install coreutils. I check that MacPorts was installed correctly, $ port version Version: 2.3.4 and try to install coreutils, $ sudo port install coreutils Error: ...
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How can I exclude a port from macports upgrade outdated?

I want to update all my outdated ports, but as libgcc-devel takes upwards of 3 hours to build, I want to exclude it. The tip I read on the internet is applying logical operators. So I run $ sudo port ...
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Why do I get duplicate Kerberos service tickets with no realm?

Under what circumstances will I obtain apparently-valid service tickets that are duplicates and that don't have an associated realm? That is, does this indicate a mis-configuration somewhere? Does it ...
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Visio Installation via Wine on OSX

When trying to install Visio 2013 using the VisioMUI.msi installer, I run into the following error when using msiexec $ msiexec /i VisioMUI.msi fixme:heap:RtlSetHeapInformation 0x0 1 0x0 0 stub fixme:...
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Python Prompt Output Out of Order

My Python installation comes with Macports on OS X 10.10.4. After updating Python to 2.7.10 with Macports, the Python shell now outputs the prompt string ">>>" before the output of a single statement: ...
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Cannot run gimp on macbook

Downloaded gimp via macports onto a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite (10.10.5). In the ton of output from macports, I saw no obvious problems. I tried to run without success, however. It just ...
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python2.7 from macports stdin issue

My python2.7 from macports seems to mess up with osx terminal in a weird way. Here is what I mean. The exact input from the keyboard was: /opt/local/bin/python2.7<ENTER> a = 3<ENTER> a&...
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Which URLs need to be whitelisted for MacPorts to work behind a proxy?

I can use only allowed web resources via corporate proxy and to add something new to that list I should know a URL pattern, e.g. https://*developer.apple.com/* What URLs need to be whitelisted for ...
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Using zsh and mcports. Command not found

I installed macports but I use zsh. What should I modify in the .zshrc file to get it to look for macports? I think macports is located in /opt/local/bin/port
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Installing pstoedit via macports is failing

I'm in the process of installing octave through macports (which btw was a huge pain in the afternoon), after it compiled for nearly a day, macports is installing some last dependencies, one of them is ...
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Python not finding appropriate modules/ python version problems

I'm trying to install w3af, and getting a myriad of dependency issues; these I'm trying to resolve by attempting to run a python script which imports the required modules - if this runs without issues,...
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How do I install PHP PECL uploadprogress library using Macports?

In Drupal 8, when in admin/reports/status, there is a note that says, "...that only one upload at a time is supported. It is recommended to use the PECL uploadprogress library if possible.". How ...
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Macports Apache httpd not starting on Mac OS X Yosemite

So, after 2 days of struggling to figure why Macports Apache httpd suddenly decided to stop working, finally it came down to this: $ sudo bash -x /opt/local/apache2/bin/apachectl -k start ARGV='-k ...
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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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Xquartz stopped working on Maverics. Cannot install a valid X11 forwarding

I'm having trouble with XQuartz on Mavericks. After I went to apple genius support to change my battery (in which the genius guy forced power off when I had an X11 connection opened), I am having the ...
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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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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failes with error -10810 on Yosemite from within tmux

Trying to open an application from the commandline (Terminal.app), inside tmux (installed through MacPorts, version 1.9a), and getting the following result: $ open /Applications/Adobe\ Reader.app/ ...
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How do I use MacPorts' Perl installation with MAMP?

I have MAMP 3.0.6 and MacPorts 2.3.1. There are some Perl modules that I need to use (through some CGI scripts), I installed them on the MacPorts Perl installation (e.g., p5.16-dbd-mysql), but I can't ...
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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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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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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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Tesseract OCR : Unsupported image type

I converted the PDF to TIF file using the following commands on terminal convert -density 300 -depth 4 lang.font-name.exp0.pdf lang.font-name.exp0.tif convert lang.font-name.exp0.tif -colorspace rgb ...
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Why doesn't __git_ps1 work in bash anymore on OSX with MacPorts?

After updating Macports today, I get -bash: __git_ps1: command not found. Why is that?
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MacPorts: time stamp of lastest revision to a given port

The time of latest revision to a port is a pretty reliable criterion for deciding whether a port is dormant/abandoned or not. In the web interface of MacPorts, we can see when the port is last ...

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