I'm missing an important part of OS X...

in macOS edited January 2014
I must have unticked something I shouldn't have upon installation...but now I can't use most terminal commands. How do I install the bit I need? When I insert the Jaguar disc, it says I already have OS X.2...gives me no options...


  • Reply 1 of 6

    More info would really help here.

    Are you unable to find where to type command? Or do you have a terminal window open and nothing happens?

    If so, what commands are you trying?

    If you reply with this info, I will do what I can to help!



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  • Reply 2 of 6
    scottscott Posts: 7,431member
    Sounds like a path problem.
  • Reply 3 of 6
    if you cant use most terminal commands, the somthing you must have unticked could have been the bsd system, that is, if you were refering to unticking somthing during installation

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  • Reply 4 of 6
    [quote]Originally posted by Scott:

    <strong>Sounds like a path problem.</strong><hr></blockquote>

    i agree. try this: 'echo $PATH', and report back on what you got.
  • Reply 5 of 6
    lucaluca Posts: 3,833member
    This happened to me too. I was trimming my OS X installation and I accidentally removed the "BSD Subsystem." After installing it, everything was back to normal.

    You need to insert your OS X CD 1 (no need to start from the CD) and find the installer package to install the BSD subsystem. Double click on it and it'll open Installer and put BSD on your system. Hope this helps.
  • Reply 6 of 6
    Luca, that was what I was looking for. Works fine now. Thank you!
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