Uninstalling MacPorts on Mac M1 Chip

Christopher Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 12 16:48:09 UTC 2022

Did you follow all the steps under

https://guide.macports.org/#installing.macports.uninstalling <https://guide.macports.org/#installing.macports.uninstalling>


> On 12 Jan 2022, at 4:45 pm, Lisa Kim <lisakimwpg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to uninstall MacPorts entirely from my Macbook Pro M1. I am currently running MacOS Monterey.
> I initially installed MacPorts on my MacBook Air 2011?, but when I bought my new Macbook Pro M1, I transferred all of the files from the old to new computer. As a result, I still have MacPorts on my new mac. I would like to uninstall it entirely. 
> In an attempt to uninstall MacPorts myself when I first bought the new mac, I may have tried to delete any associated files by searching “MacPorts”. But truthfully, I don’t remember if I had any luck.  
> I have followed the instructions posted on the guide.macports.org <http://guide.macports.org/> website, but have had no success. The output I receive from the “$ sudo port -fp uninstall installed” input is:  
> -bash: $: command not found
> I have no idea where to go from here. Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks.

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