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Most of the useful stuff is already here: python, vim,emacs, bash, grep, sed, awk, scp, ...
17th February 2013, 01:18 AM #1
Another dumbass mac question
Continuing my "research" using osx;
Most of the useful stuff is already here: python, vim,emacs, bash, grep, sed, awk, scp, ssh. But there is a bunch of things I need that is missing. How do I add useful repositories? I want to install things like minicom,nmap
I'm using "11.4.2 Darwin Kernel Version 11.4.2" which probably means a tiger, leopard or something.
17th February 2013, 03:48 AM #2
HomeBrew is a very popular package manager for OS X. You can browse the entire list of packages here (minicom and nmap are both there).
That's Lion (v10.7.5).
Originally Posted by CyberNerd
Thanks to Arthur from:
CyberNerd (17th February 2013)
17th February 2013, 11:02 AM #3
17th February 2013, 11:14 AM #4
It's probably worth mentioning MacPorts too. Since it has been around a lot longer than HomeBrew, there are more far more packages available (over 16,000).
HomeBrew and MacPorts both have their own advantages and disadvantages so you may want to try each out to see which one you prefer.
Last edited by Arthur; 17th February 2013 at 11:53 AM.
17th February 2013, 11:32 AM #5
cheers. I'm at risk of becoming an apple fanboi.
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