How to install the CLI on macOS?

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nomaed
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How to install the CLI on macOS?

Post by nomaed » 27 Apr 2019, 11:30

This has been very helpful!

However, one should be careful with brew upgrade, especially in the script for lazies.

It will upgrade all installed brew packages on the system to their latest versions. If you installed specific versions of software and rely on them in your workspace, stuff may break if any new packages have breaking changes in their APIs, for example.

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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by haidarbryan » 10 Dec 2019, 07:31

Thanks guys. It was helpful

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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by jprokos » 31 Mar 2020, 01:20

To be clear.

In the "if you're feeling lazy" section you are downloading only the command line tools?

And...

In the "If you feel like running each command yourself" section you are downloading not just the command tools but also the GUI application via brew cask?

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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by rednoah » 31 Mar 2020, 06:53

jprokos wrote:
31 Mar 2020, 01:20
In the "if you're feeling lazy" section you are downloading only the command line tools?
jprokos wrote:
31 Mar 2020, 01:20
In the "If you feel like running each command yourself" section you are downloading not just the command tools but also the GUI application via brew cask?
The instructions are identical and lead to identical results. Calling app.sh, or running each line of that script manually, either way the result is the same, either way, you will be installing the *.app.tar.xz package which is a standard full-featured FileBot app bundle for macOS.
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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by Massaguana » 21 Jul 2020, 15:46

hmm, i see this:

Error: It seems there is already an App at '/Applications/FileBot.app'.

I use you Desktop Filebot and wood like use your CLI too

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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by rednoah » 21 Jul 2020, 16:24

The GUI and the CLI are in the same package nowadays. Both brew cask and PKG installer will install both GUI and CLI.
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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by Massaguana » 21 Jul 2020, 16:41

okay, and what is the command to call filebot CLI? "filebot" returns: command not found

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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by rednoah » 21 Jul 2020, 17:08

Massaguana wrote:
21 Jul 2020, 16:41
okay, and what is the command to call filebot CLI? "filebot" returns: command not found
How did you install FileBot?


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Re: [macOS] brew cask install filebot

Post by Massaguana » 21 Jul 2020, 17:19

I use the "AppStore" Version and have also buy an licence for an Ubuntu CLI Filebot

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Re: How to install the CLI on macOS?

Post by rednoah » 21 Jul 2020, 17:34

In that case, just remove the App Store edition and then use the classic PKG installer instead, since you already have a universal license anyway:
https://www.filebot.net/download.html
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