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1. OS X (Apple)
I have an MacBookPro and I want to install Darwin ports.
I downloaded & installed MacPorts-1.7.0.pkg and now I don't know what to do.
I tried: # port -d selfupdate
Command output: checking build system type... i686-apple-darwin9.7.0
checking host system type...... (7 Replies)
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2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This is the first time I've come across this issue
sed -i 's/"//g' iscrmireturns
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3. OS X (Apple)
I was curious about how one would go about installing gnome on darwin. As far as I know it must be harder than FreeBSD because there doesn't seem to be any ports for it.
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Is there a link somewhere someone knows about?
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
From the bash manpage:
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7. OS X (Apple)
Did anyone here about GNU-Darwin?
Read Bout it!
And Darwin can be found here:
Tell me what U think (4 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
so, what's everyone's opinion on Darwin (x86 rendition)?
is it worth installing at the moment?
pros? cons? comments? (5 Replies)
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey everyone, just to let you all know "I'm an uber n00b"
I'm connected to Telstra Bigpond's (Australian ISP) ADSL network, now I;m running Darwin 1.41 on an Apple Macintosh PPC computer.
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I am using Darwin on Mac OS X.I.I (new to both Unix and C++).
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environ(4) File Formats environ(4)
environ, pref, variables - user-preference variables files for AT&T FACE
The .environ, .pref, and .variables files contain variables that indicate user preferences for a variety of operations. The .environ and
.variables files are located under the user's $HOME/pref directory. The .pref files are found under $HOME/FILECABINET, $HOME/WASTEBASKET,
and any directory where preferences were set via the organize command. Names and descriptions for each variable are presented below. Vari-
ables are listed one per line and are of the form variable=value.
Variables found in .environ include:
LOGINWIN[1-4] Windows that are opened when FACE is initialized.
SORTMODE Sort mode for file folder listings. Values include the following hexadecimal digits:
1 Sorted alphabetically by name.
2 Files most recently modified first.
800 Sorted alphabetically by object type.
The values above may be listed in reverse order by ORing the following value:
1000 List objects in reverse order. For example, a value of 1002 will produce a folder listing with files LEAST
recently modified displayed first. A value of 1001 would produce a "reverse" alphabetical by name listing of the
DISPLAYMODE Display mode for file folders. Values include the following hexadecimal digits:
0 File names only.
4 File names and brief description.
8 File names, description, plus additional information.
WASTEPROMPT Prompt before emptying wastebasket (yes/no?).
WASTEDAYS Number of days before emptying wastebasket.
PRINCMD[1-3] Print command defined to print files.
UMASK Holds default permissions with which files will be created.
Variables found in .pref are the following:
SORTMODE Contains the same values as the SORTMODE variable described in .environ above.
DISPMODE Contains the same values as the DISPLAYMODE variable described in .environ above.
Variables found in .variables include:
EDITOR Default editor.
PS1 Shell prompt.
SunOS 5.10 3 Jul 1990 environ(4)