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Installing Fink and Fink packages

  1. Download the latest stable Fink release here
  2. Untar the package, e.g. with tar -xvzf fink-0.29.10.tar.gz
  3. Launch the bootstarp file:
    cd fink-0.29.10
    sudo ./bootstrap /sw
  4. Follow the instructions
  5. You should now have a working Fink installation in ‘/sw’.
  6. Add fink to your path:
    cd /sw/bin/
    . pathsetup.sh
    (restart Terminal App after that)
  7. Update fink:
    fink selfupdate
  • Now that you’ve updated fink, you can install other packages.
    fink install meld-1.3.1-1
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