help with installing xorg-server from MacPorts and installing Inkscape
yimingrolo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 17:02:36 UTC 2019
Okay, I ran sudo port install xorg-server in a terminal. Now it's telling
To use MacPorts' X11 as the default server, install xorg-server, log
and log back in.
I'm assuming I should setup X11 as the default server?
On Wed, Nov 27, 2019 at 4:55 AM Chris Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk>
> So what exactly have you run ?
> Please run
> sudo port install xorg-server
> in a terminal, and if you still have problems post *exactly* what the
> above gives.
> On 27/11/2019 4:09 am, yiming roberts-lo wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm trying to figure out how to install Inkscape. I tried to follow the
> > instructions, but I am really confused. I think that I installed XCode,
> > agreed to the Xcode license in Terminal, and Install MacPorts for my
> > version of the Mac OS (macOS Mojave v10.14). On this page
> > <https://www.macports.org/install.php#requirements> it says that
> > an optional step: "The X11 windowing environment for ports that depend
> > on the functionality it provides to run. You have multiple choices for
> > an X11 server". I tried to install the xorg-server port from MacPorts
> > (recommended), however I couldn't figure out how to do this? I got to
> > this page <https://ports.macports.org/port/xorg-server/summary> but
> > there's no Download or Install button?
> > How do I install X11 and then ultimately install Inkscape? I just want
> > to edit a vector and this is all very confusing.
> > Thanks in advance for your help.
> > yiming
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