Installing Lime Suite on macOS
Lime Suite is a cross-platform software stack for the configuration and use of a range of software defined radio (SDR) platforms, including the LimeSDR family.
1 Installing via MacPorts
If you don't have already installed MacPorts follow the official guide
Then install Lime Suite with
sudo port install limesuite
If you also need Gnu Radio block for Limesdr use
sudo port install gr-limesdr
sudo port uninstall limesuite gr-limesdr
2 Installing via Homebrew
The following instructions use the Pothos Homebrew tap.
Begin by installing the Apple Xcode Command Line Tools by opening a terminal and typing the following command:
Click "Install" in the dialogue that appears, then wait while the Xcode tools are downloaded and installed. When the process has completed, install Homebrew with the following command:
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
Finally, install Lime Suite by typing the following two commands:
brew update brew install limesuite
2.1 Uninstalling via Homebrew
To remove Lime Suite and its dependencies when installed via Homebrew, type the following command:
brew uninstall limesuite
3 Next Steps
If you have installed Lime Suite to use a LimeSDR device, follow the instructions in Getting Started with the LimeSDR to install, configure, and test your hardware.