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    Unhappy X11 issues
    I downloaded Gimp and it prompts me for X11 so I figured Oh yeah I need that , I download the X11 DMG and mount it then when installing i get this message




    So i figure maybe I already have it...




    nope. So what gives?
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    Go to utilities and make sure X11 is actually installed there and you may be able to update to v.2.1.5.

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    its not in there.
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    Did you actually install it? Download, double click on the .dmg file and move the folder after it opens to Utilities. Moving the .dmg file does not install.

    When you installed Tiger from the install DVD did you install X11 from the options folder?

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    Are you running Tiger? The X11 download from Apple is for Panther and wont run on Tiger.
    Install X11 from your system install disc and do the update.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cradom View Post
    Are you running Tiger? The X11 download from Apple is for Panther and wont run on Tiger.
    Install X11 from your system install disc and do the update.
    Its not on the List of things to install.
    2011 MacBook and
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    8 Core AMD FX-8320
    GeForce GTX 760 (EVGA)

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    Did you really check it out - appears under Utilities on normal installations and the install message you got does show XII is in fact installed.

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