[Snort-users] Install Snort 2.9 on Mac OSX (Lion)

Jason jason at ...5028...
Mon Feb 11 21:08:45 EST 2013

These instructions should be pretty compatible.



On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 7:18 PM, Jessica B <b.jessica822 at ...11827...> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I am trying to get Snort installed on my Mac OSX 7.5 (Lion), but there is no
> DMG package for it, only Linux and Windows of which neither package using
> DMG. Thus, my understanding is that I must compile Snort from scratch using
> the command line (Terminal) and install the application this way. My problem
> is that I've never done this before.
> Could someone give me a rundown on how to compile and install Snort from
> scratch so I can get up and running with the app?
> Also, I have command line tools and Homebrew (similar to Fink) installed so
> I should be good to go once I get snort installed.
> Your help is highly appreciated.
> Jessica
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