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Error while trying to source a .zshrc file

What am I doing wrong here? % echo "export HOMEBREW_GITHUB_API_TOKEN=XXXX">> ~/.zshrc; % source ~.zshrc; zsh: no such user or named directory: .zshrc
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Installed a package using brew, but when I try to run its command, it's not identified

I am using homebrew on ubuntu to install x86_64-elf-gcc. After installing it, I tried running it, but Ubuntu won't recognize the installed package...
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Problems using linuxbrew for local user without root - /home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew/Cellar - git & curl path

I'm trying to install brew in a shared CentOS server to be able to install packages in my local user since I don't have root access. I'm getting some messages that are at odds with this purpose: ...
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Brew installation fails due to Ruby versioning?

I am trying to install Linux Brew on Garuda Linux (Arch Linux based distro) but the install script fails with the following error: ==> Pouring portable-ruby-2.6.8.x86_64_linux.bottle.tar.gz Error: ...
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Homebrew unavailable on Ubuntu when connecting via ssh (PATH doesn't include brew location)

I am connecting with ssh from a Mac to a Ubuntu machine with Homebrew installed (as per these instructions). When using the Ubuntu machine directly, brew works fine. But with ssh, I get the the ...
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how to make brew output log in terminal

I am using this command to start nginx on macOS (M1 chip): brew services nginx start the output tell me the service start success, but when I using this commnad to check the services and check the ...
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Tmux changes to default preinstalled nano version instead of newly installed homebrew one

When i use nano in the terminal without enabling tmux, it shows the path for the brew version nano is an alias for /opt/homebrew/Cellar/nano However when i use tmux, type nano shows the same path but ...
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cp setattrlist Permission denied on MacOS

I am a second "Administrator" user on a Mac OS. I am in the admin group, and am trying to use homebrew, which was installed by the first user. I have made sure everything in /usr/local/* is ...
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GDB Installed From homebrew on macOS Big Sur Fails to Load Symbols From elf32-i386 Binary

for the past little bit I've been slowly working on developing a hobbyist kernel, and for all that time I've been using GDB with QEMU to investigate memory locations and registers and what not. ...
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Debian stuck on login screen loop after homebrew install

I installed homebrew today on Debian buster. After a reboot, it's not going past the initial login screen even with correct password. But I am able to log onto console. I think I messed up the ./...
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zsh: run function after specific command and argument

Currently structuring my dotfiles and figured i would make a copy of all installed homebrew and cask packages. This is very nicely done via homebrew-bundle. However, I want to add some automation to ...
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What do the avifenc min/max quality settings do?

I'm using avifenc by joedrago to create AVIF images (for use on the web). I installed it via Homebrew on macOS using: brew install joedrago/repo/avifenc There doesn't seem to be a single quality ...
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Configuring homebrew for multiple users on MacOs

UPDATES brew --prefix returns: /usr/local CONTEXT A MacOs Mojave desktop is: initially configured with brew a new user is added A new group, brew, is added per instructions and user 2 was added to ...
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How do I install an older version of boost-python3 on Mac OS

Currently, brew install boost-python3 installs a new version of boost and the library boost_python38 (libboost_python38.dylib), however I need boost_python37 or older. I managed to install an ...
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Python "SSLError("Can't connect to HTTPS URL because the SSL module is not available.")': /simple/docutils/"

PROBLEM Whatever I try to install from terminal with pip (macOS 10.12) I get this error message I may have installed and fully deleted homebrew before but I am not sure how to solve this Installs ...
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Fedora: Command not found with sudo

I am aware of the --preserve-env or -E flag in sudo, however, it seems like this flag causes sudo to act weird in Fedora. I installed ranger with LinuxBrew, Here's what I get when I type in which ...
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Symlink pointing at wrong file when executing

I'm having a strange issue with hugo binary installed using brew on Ubuntu 18.04. When I run which hugo I get /home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew/bin/hugo and when I look at that directory with ls -la /home/...
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Problem Adding PATH to ~/.zshrc

I am having an issue adding a path variable on my zsh. This is the warning that was produced: Warning: Homebrew's sbin was not found in your PATH but you have installed formulae that put executables ...
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Homebrew throws error when running make to move binaries

I am trying to write a formula for homebrew to install a C++ tool I made. I have the following rule in my makefile to copy binaryFile file to /usr/local/bin: install: @install -m 0755 binaryFile ...
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Why does "alias python=/usr/local/bin/python3.7" keep getting appended to my .zshrc every time I open up a homebrew managed version of Anaconda?

I run a fairly stock .zshrc configuration. Stock meaning only a couple of aliases and a theme. But every time I open my .zshrc, I see several appended lines that all say this: "alias python=/usr/...
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Homebrew replaced Python3, how to reverse?

While trying to install AWS SAM CLI on a linux box, I had to install Homebrew/Linuxbrew. The AWS package have a dependency to python 3, which I already have installed on my system. In the middle of ...
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Where is the location of linuxbrew's log files?

In MacOS, homebrew output logs to ~/Library/Logs/Homebrew. What is the equivalent in Linux for linuxbrew?
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byobu configuration menu escape / exit always closes the tab

I've been using byobu for ~4 years at this point and I do not remember this behavior before. If I press F1 (this always happens by accident actually, with the exception of initial setup I never want ...
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Having a hard time understanding package-manager repositories? [duplicate]

I'm currently starting to play around in the Terminal (MacOS), and learning to get the most out of it. I knew Homebrew was a very populair alternative package-manager on MacOS, so I decided to look ...
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Why does LC_MESSSAGES need to be exported on macOS homebrew bash to take effect?

On macOS, with bash installed from homebrew, I noticed that setting LC_MESSAGES seems to have some effect on the current shell's locale settings, but messages doesn't actually change until LC_MESSAGES ...
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ZSH and GDBM support

I am trying to learn more about ZSH and the way that my shell is setup and operates. I am running OSX and have installed ZSH with HomeBrew so as not to use my standard system ZSH. However, before ...
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"brew install -s" does not compile from source

I want to install vim via homebrew, from the compile, but even when I ran the command with -s flag, the compile does not occur. brew install -s vim --with-luajit Or brew reinstall -s vim --with-...
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Prevent script from sudoing

I have a script that runs an utility every two days. This utility does some stuff on my system. It is a very known, widely used piece of open source software. #!/usr/bin/env bash #...do stuff here ...
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Brew Formula: How can I define cask and external dependencies?

I’m writing a brew formula for my own tap, having XQuartz and external sources (not available on brew) as dependencies. How can I include them in my formula?
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OS X - Why is python not properly sourced in `which python`?... and is more broken in the system-level python?

TL;DR: Is this $PATH string backwards if I'm trying to source python 2.7 from the homebrew-installed version? $ echo $PATH /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.4/bin:/Library/Frameworks/...
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There is no Cellar in /usr/local for brew

I have been trying to use brew to install tmux but every time I put in brew install tmux it would tell me: Error: Could not create /usr/local/Cellar Check you have permission to write to /usr/local ...
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How to install libzip 1.2 on Debian as well as OSx via homebrew? [closed]

I want to use http://php.net/manual/en/ziparchive.setencryptionname.php but this relies on libzip version 1.2 being available. On Debian, a $ dpkg -s libzip-dev prints Package: libzip-dev Status: ...
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How Do I Unbuffer The Output Passed From an Interactive Command Into a Pipeline Ending With `tee`?

     I'm troubleshooting an interactive command and would like to: see output printed to my screen with its original coloration, unbuffered or line-buffered (instead of ...
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How can I set ENV from a path

I just installed android-sdk using Homebrew. The path is /usr/local/Caskroom/android-sdk/3859397,26.0.1. I know I can export ANDROID_HOME with that value. How can I set it dynamically using the ...
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gsed: command not found on macOS with Homebrew

I am using oh my zsh. I am not able to use some commands which I could do on ubuntu for e.g.. \s in regular expressions. I installed home-brew and then brew install gnu-sed --default-names but still I ...
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Using gettext in configure

I'm trying to compile a program which requires gettext (for intltools) on macOS. I tried the following commands to run the configure script: LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/opt/gettext/lib CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/local/...
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What are the differences between rpm.org and rpm5.org?

I would like to make a pull request for upgrading the rpm formula of Homebrew. And, I'm looking for the latest stable code base for rpm. I found two project: http://rpm.org and http://rpm5.org The ...
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Best way to manage packages? [closed]

I'm trying to get familiar with Linux. One thing I struggle currently is managing packages. Native Linux package managers need tiresome work if I want latest versions. (Find and Add PPA or ...
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Where to find Ubuntu equivalent packages on Mac OS X

I using Mac (Sierra OS). As part of a rails project I installed libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 and libmagickwand-dev packages (using apt-get) on ubuntu and was looking to do the same on Mac but I can't find them. ...
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Multiuser Homebrew privileges

I have two users on my Mac. Both are me, but one is work mode, the other is non-work mode. I have an ongoing issue with installing via homebrew. $ brew install x Error: Can't create update lock in /...
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apt & homebrew comparison [closed]

Apologies for punting this to the group for answers, rather than spending solitary research time on this. I am fairly familiar, at least as a user, with apt via my time spent developing on Ubuntu. ...
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current question: How can I decompile an arm firmware file, to get the device tree file?

I am trying to flash libreelec on an android TV box without having an image I could throw in the libreelec toaster. On the RPi it was quite simple, here I guess I have to compile stuff, I don't really ...
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How to solve the following warning from brew doctor?

MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 Recently, I ran into the following issue: Warning: Unbrewed .la files were found in /usr/local/lib. If you didn't put them there on purpose they could cause problems when ...
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Install Xcode command line tools, command line

I'm trying to install Homebrew on a server via SSH, but f.e. brew install wget yields fatal: HTTP request failed Error: Your Command Line Tools are too outdated. I need to update my Command Line ...
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List binary packages with brew

How can I list packages that are not built from source? aka the bottle packages. Any ideas? I also tried commands like find /usr/local/homebrew/ -iname bottle*, and it's not working.
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undefined method `permit_weak_imports' with brew install

I am unable to install hub. By running https://github.com/github/hub/issues/new I get the error Error: undefined method `permit_weak_imports' for #<Object:0x0000000220d0d0> What is the ...
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installing nginx mainline with homebrew

Trying to install the mainline (1.11.x) version of nginx with homebrew with no success, is there a way ? (I found this http://brew.sh/homebrew-nginx/ but no mainline specific instructions).
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block command line not found

I am trying to follow this answer on OS X 11.x block return from any to 192.0.2.2 The console displays : -bash: block: command not found So, I tried to install it using brew: brew install ...
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Terminal has cannot find any commands!

I was installing the latest version of perl using brew on my Mac OSX and was then prompted by perl to use local::lib to create my own directory of Perl Packages downloaded from CPAN. Here is a history ...
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Switching from a downloaded version of python to a Homebrew one

I've recently decided I'd like to switch from my downloaded versions (as in downloaded from python.org) of python 2 and 3 to Homebrew installs. I've installed both python 2 and 3 from Homebrew using a ...
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