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David Langley
David Langley
10,965 Points

mate command not found ?

I followed all the instruction in your video however when I got to the line where we enter;

mate ~/.bash_profile

I get;

command not found

I reinstalled text mate thinking it might have something to do with that, no good.

Any ideas ? thanks in advance.

3 Answers

David Langley, TexMate has a spot in the preferences to install the command.

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/h6fOeRQ.png"></img>

Looks like the instructions miss this, cc'ing Jason Seifer

ever get an answer? would love one

Richard Potts
Richard Potts
2,760 Points

I'm having the same problem, can anyone help?

Kevin Hackett
Kevin Hackett
10,441 Points

Open up Textmate and go to the preferences menu. Click on the terminal tab at the top.

The first section will explain what to do.

If you have a mac, you can open up the .bashrc file in textedit using the following command: open -e .bashrc

Add this line to the top of the file: export EDITOR="/usr/local/bin/mate -w"

Save and close out

Back in terminal tab within preferences in textmate, click the Install button and that should be everything good to go.

Thanks for posting this guys I was having this exact problem and the answers here definitely helped me :)