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  1. trev macrumors 6502

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    Hey Guys,

    I'm installing Matlab 7 on my computer and it requires me to have X11 as well. However, when I try and install X11 I have the error "You cannot install X11 on this volume. newer software already exists on your computer." Any ideas what I might be able to do?
     
  2. clevin macrumors G3

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    you should not post same post in two boards

    anyway.
    take a look at your ~/applications/utilities, is there an X11?
     
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  4. clevin macrumors G3

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    ok,
    1. where is your X11 package from?
    2. do you have other Xfree86 package installed?
     
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  6. clevin macrumors G3

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    oh, ok, that X11 download is too old, you should have a X11 package on your Tiger Disk, try insert that disk and looking for it.

    here is a guide of how to install it
    http://porting.openoffice.org/mac/faq/installing/X11.html

    Xfree86 is an implementation of X(11). Just want to make sure you didn't install it, since in some cases, people will install them for apps like FINK.
     
  7. trev thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I don't have my tiger disk with me right now, is there a link to the same version somewhere?
     
  8. trev thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I get an "alert" "This system does not need this update"
     
  9. novicew macrumors member

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    Insert the installation disk 1
    Goto /System/Installation/Packages/X11User.pkg
    Double click to install
     
  10. clevin macrumors G3

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    oh, that is an Update, lol, try searching around google, see if you can find anywhere to download the X11.

    The apple's website only provide the X11 for OSX 10.3, because they think 10.4 users can just get it from the disk...

    I don't think there is anything else helpful I can offer for now, sorry

    Good luck finding it.
     
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    I'm at work so I don't have the installation disk with me right now. Is there anyway that one of you guys could possibly upload the file somewhere so I could grab it?
     
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    Someone might be able to upload it temporarily for you (since you obviously own rights to it), but what kind of Mac do you have, specifically?
     
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