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How to do it without Pacifist
Authored by: googoo on Jan 28, '06 07:12:53PM
You can install the new version of Xquartz without using Pacifist. Here is how I did it.
  1. Download the 10.4.3 update, and let the disk image mount.
  2. Control-click on the installer package and select Show Package Contents.
  3. Navigate to the Contents directory inside the package contents.
  4. Double-click on the file Archive.pax.gz. The files will be uncompressed and unarchived to a folder on your Desktop named Archive.
  5. Open the Terminal and make a backup copy of your existing Xquartz with the command
    $ sudo cp /usr/X11R6/bin/Xquartz /usr/X11R6/bin/Xquartz.bak
  6. Copy the updated version of Xquartz to the correct location with the command
    $ sudo cp ~/Desktop/Archive/usr/X11R6/bin/Xquartz /usr/X11R6/bin/
I hope this helps.


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How to do it without Pacifist
Authored by: stefmit on Jan 29, '06 04:06:36PM

10.4.4 came pre-installed with my new Powerbook, though:

pwrbk:/usr/X11R6/bin scm$ ls -l Xquartz
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 2040932 Aug 21 23:20 Xquartz

What does this give?!? Is there an update to the most up-to-date OSX?

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How to do it without Pacifist
Authored by: jnk on Jun 17, '07 08:52:19PM


I am a new mac user trying to install GIMP i have tried all the tips & tricks here but nothing seems to work gimp still does not find the X11user app I tried renaming the app in terminal but the bug persists i am using the latest Tiger upgrade 10.4.9 Please Help!

PS thanks for all the hints here for us "newbies"

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