Category: homebrew

invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)

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Some Mac Terminal users may discover git, pip, HomeBrew, and other command line tools may fail or not work as intended with an error message stating “xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)”. Sometimes these command line tools stop working after a macOS system software update, but they worked previously.

Fortunately it’s easy to fix the “xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)” error message, and get git, pip, Homebrew, or whatever other command line tool that failed,…

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How to Update Homebrew on Mac

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Want to update Homebrew and your packages? Of course you do! Homebrew is a popular package manager for Mac that easily allows users to install and manage command line tools, apps, and utilities, typically familiar with the Linux and Unix world. Because it’s a package manager, you won’t need to manually build anything from source either. Of course like any other software, Homebrew itself along with the command line tools get updated, so you might be wondering how to update Homebrew, and how to upgrade Homebrew packages to newer versions.

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How to Run Homebrew & x86 Terminal Apps on M1 Macs

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If you’re one of the early adopters who acquired an M1 Apple Silicon Mac and find that Homebrew and many other x86 terminal apps don’t yet have support for the new Arm architecture, you’ll be happy to know there’s a fairly simple workaround.

The trick is to run a parallel Terminal application through Rosetta. And yes that means you’ll need to install Rosetta on the Apple Silicon Mac first, if you haven’t done so already.

How to Run x86 Homebrew & Terminal Apps on Apple Silicon Macs

Here’s the workaround until native support arrives:

  1. Locate the…

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