Jump to content


Check out our Community Blogs

Register and join over 40,000 other developers!


Recent Status Updates

View All Updates

Photo
- - - - -

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

package management macports apt-get

This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
1 reply to this topic

#1 DarkLordCthulhu

DarkLordCthulhu

    CC Devotee

  • Senior Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 422 posts

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.

Programming is a journey, not a destination.

#2 WingedPanther73

WingedPanther73

    A spammer's worst nightmare

  • Moderator
  • 17757 posts

Posted 22 September 2014 - 11:29 AM

Have you set up repositories for apt-get?


Programming is a branch of mathematics.
My CodeCall Blog | My Personal Blog

My MineCraft server site: http://banishedwings.enjin.com/





Recommended from our users: Dynamic Network Monitoring from WhatsUp Gold from IPSwitch. Free Download