Jeff Roberts updated December 5 at 1:29 PM
- How do I install Xcode and X11? How do I install Xcode and X11?
- Open App Store in your Applications folder.
- Make sure you are logged in to your Apple ID, if not sign out of the current account. You can check this by selecting the Store menu.
- Use the search field in the top right of the window to search for Xcode.
- In the Xcode tile, click on Free. The button will change and now click on Install App.
- Once prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.
Note: If you do not have an Apple ID and need to create one, follow the instructions found on this wiki page: Create an Apple ID without a Credit Card
Installing Xcode Command Line Tools
Method 1 (for OS X 10.9 and above)
- Navigate to /Applications/Utilities
- Open Terminal.
Type in the following command:
Method 2 (for all other OS X versions)
- Open Xcode in your Applications folder.
- Go to Xcode > Preferences in the top toolbar.
- Click on the Downloads tab.
- Install Command Line Tools.
- Check the box for "Check and install updates automatically"
Starting in 10.8, Apple's X11 has been replaced by XQuartz. It is exactly the same; in fact, previous X11 was simply XQuartz that Apple took and replaced with its own logo.
You can download and install xquartz from: http://xquartz.macosforge.org/landing/
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