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Fluid Topics Publisher (ftpub)

Technical Notes

It is possible to run the ftpub tool on a machine running macOS as follows:

  1. Open the Apple menu, select About This Mac, and take note of the model of the chip.
  2. Open the Attachments tab of the sidebar.

    1. If the chip is an Apple chip, download the version of ftpub ending with darwin-arm64.
    2. If the chip is an Intel chip, download the version of ftpub ending with darwin-amd64.
  3. Rename the downloaded file to ftpub.

  4. In the terminal, go to the directory where the ftpub tool is located using the cd command.
  5. Run chmod +x ftpub to add the rights required to install the .exe file.
  6. Open the System Settings and go to Privacy & Security.
  7. Under Security, a message says: "ftpub" was blocked from use because it is not from an identified developer.
  8. Select Open Anyway.
  9. Run ./ftpub --help to display the help tool.
  10. Move ftpub to the usr/local/bin directory.