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Re: Emacs with macOS Big Sur Version 11.6.1

From: Jonathon McKitrick
Subject: Re: Emacs with macOS Big Sur Version 11.6.1
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2021 16:41:22 +0000

On Wed, Nov 03, 2021 at 09:31:31AM -0400, Samuel Banya wrote:

1. Try opening emacs again, so you get that dialog box.
2. Open System Preferences > Security and Privacy
3. 'General' tab (I'm almost sure) look for 'allow this app to run anyway'
4. Check that box.
5. Repeat step 1, and it should work.

: Hey Kevin,
: Not sure if this helps, but here are my old notes from my previous job on how 
I installed Emacs using the 'Macports' version since the Macports version is 
far superior than the regular Homebrew version (confusing, I know. It was for 
me too). 
: More so, because I kept getting this weird flickering issue on the Homebrew 
version, so I recommend using 'Macports' instead.
: Here's my old Org notes, hope they help:
: <2021-06-02 Wed 10:28>: I re-installed Emacs via this link with this port:
: -
: <2021-06-02 Wed 10:29>: Here are the commands I used:
: #+BEGIN_SRC bash
: brew tap railwaycat/emacsmacport
: brew install --cask emacs-mac
: On Tue, Nov 2, 2021, at 9:46 AM, Kevin Chen via Users list for the GNU Emacs 
text editor wrote:
: > Hi,
: > I'm currently using macOS Big Sur Version 11.6.1 and I am trying to open 
Emacs App on my Mac after I installed Homebrew and Emacs via "brew install 
--cask emacs". The pop-out window says the following:
: >  "Emacs" can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious 
software. This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more 
: > 
: > Would it be possible to update Emacs to work with macOS Big Sur Version 
11.6.1? Sincerely thanks a lot!
: > 
: > 

Jonathon McKitrick
'My other computer is your Linux box.'

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