Mac port error

Lenore Horner LenoreHorner at
Thu Jun 22 17:11:03 UTC 2017

> On Jun 22, 2017, at 12:13, Simone Poli <simone.poli.01 at <mailto:simone.poli.01 at>> wrote:
> dear mac port users, I’ve just installed mac port, but no commando can be executed on it, not even the sudo self update, no action is recognised:
> MacBook-Pro-di-nicola-travaglia:/ SimonePoli$ port
> MacPorts 2.4.1
> Entering shell mode... ("help" for help, "quit" to quit)
> [/] > sudo 
> Error: Unrecognized action "port sudo"
> [/] > 
> I would like to ask also if the mac port platform could be used as a virtual computer with the Lnux shell on it.
> thanks for the attention, 
> Best regards,
> Simone
I’ve not tried using just port and then issuing commands.  I usually do things in one line
sudo port selfupdate
for instance.  I think you could do 
sudo port
and then issue commands from within MacPorts as you are trying to do.
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