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I've downloaded X11, but it won't install. I get to the "Select Destination" part, but it says "You cannot install X11 on this volume. Newer software already exists on your computer". What do I do? I have already checked various folders, it isn't already installed, so i don't know why it won't work. Please help. BTW I am also new to Mac, so be as clear as you can. thanks to nyone who can help.
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That's just it, I've got the package, but it won't install.
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hmm i had that same problem i was trying to use the gimp and i could never get x11 to install.
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That's just it, I've got the package, but it won't install.
From the link that was posted:
"I had to dig deep in the Apple installation DVD to find the missing piece. It took me quite a while but I finally found it.

The missing package can be found in the following path.

System/Installation/Packages/X11User.pkg"

In other words, you cannot download X11 for Tiger, you must get the package from the install media. The package you have was downloaded and therefore won't work.

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Ok, I'll do what you say, but I got the package right off of Mac's website.
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Ok, I'll do what you say, but I got the package right off of Mac's website.
put you os x disk in and find it on there
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Alright, thanks a lot. It's working.
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The package off Apple's web site is for Panther only - 10.3.x
Wont work in Tiger.

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