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How to install “command line tools” with xcode 5.0.1

With Xcode 5.0.1 and Mavericks 10.9 the command line tools are no longer available via Xcode. There is only two ways to install command line tools.

1) Download directly from Apple developer downloads (

2) Using command line. Run this below command to install -

xcode-select --install

After you enter this command you’ll get a popup like below -


Just press Install and it will start downloading command line tools.. and you are good to go.

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2 Responses

  1. Naina Soni says:

    Thanks alot..this article helped!

  2. vikas says:

    Hi all , i am running xcode 5.0.1 on OS X 10.9.2 …
    I have download command line tool by above mentioned steps .. and downloaded successfully but i can’t find command
    line tool in xcode/preferences/download . So not sure wether its downloaded or installed .. Any help would be appreciated

    Thanks in advance

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