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How can I list packages available through MacPorts or apt-get (Mac OS X)?

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#1 DarkLordCthulhu


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Posted 22 September 2014 - 09:08 AM

I've tried installing packages on my Mac through both MacPorts and apt-get, so far with no success.  I've tried installing Lynx, TeX, and MacTeX, but it always says "package not found".  I can't seem to find any packages that are available for Mac OS X through either of these package managers, and I'm beginning to think there aren't any.  Is there a command I can use in MacPorts or apt-get that will list all the packages available?  I'm tired of just trying random package names and hoping to get lucky.

Edited by DarkLordofthePenguins, 22 September 2014 - 09:09 AM.

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#2 WingedPanther73


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Posted 22 September 2014 - 11:29 AM

Have you set up repositories for apt-get?

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