Don’t know how to install package on Mac?

In linux like ubuntu, we can simply type
sudo apt-get install [package-name]
to installs packages.

But in Mac OS X… there is no apt-get 🙁

Most of time I do download the source code and compile by myself because I am a geek 🙂
However, sometimes I have no time to debug the errors generated by the compiler and the problem of software dependency…

So guess what? Macports! If you are worried to install packages, macports is your friend. It does the same thing as apt-get and more powerful.

For example, I want to install mscgen, just type
sudo port install mscgen
and…that’s it. Macports will check the dependency and install all related packages including mscgen for you.

Here is the official site:

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