Mac OS X doesn't have apt-get.
Please help! sudo commands and apt-get commands not working with Mac system.
There is a package manager called Homebrew that is used instead. The page I linked to has an up-to-date way of installing homebrew, but at present, you can install Homebrew as follows:. A package manager like apt-get or brew just gives your system an easy and automated way to install packages or libraries. Different systems use different programs. Red Hat-ish Linux systems use rpm or at least they did many, many, years ago.
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MacPorts is another package manager for OSX: Installation instructions are at https: You can also use curl command for installing things, whereever apt-get is mentioned with a url.. Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Why is apt-get function not working in terminal on mac osx Ask Question. I was watching this and as you can see the first command I am told to put in is: How can I resolve this so I am following the tutorial correctly?
Quill 2, 1 21 This command would be: The page I linked to has an up-to-date way of installing homebrew, but at present, you can install Homebrew as follows: Page content loaded. Jul 21, 2: The apt-get command is specific to some varieties of Linux e. There are similar offerings to apt-get for OS X but all of them have to be installed before you can then use them to install packages. You can also of course do it by hand by installing GIT on a Mac along with the Mac Command Line tools and then GIT cloning the source for a package and compiling it just like it is sometimes necessary with Linux.
GIT - http: Command Line Tools - http: Jul 21, 3: I have already installed the macports. Tried fink as well.
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Still i dont seem get the option to install anything using the terminal. I am currently running on What do you think might be the issue? I dont think i need Xcode because as per the terminal i have xcode already. Any help is appreciated. Jul 21, 4: All of those package installers have their own list of software from which you can install. You can't install anything in the world. Thank you for the reply.
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I finally got it working. Installed homebrew and I am happy the way terminal works now, Just the way I like. As per the brew doctor, my mac does have fink and macports installed as well. I will try and find some resources for them and try my luck using them.
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